NGC : NGC1499

Information about NGC1499

General information

NGC1499 is the nebula at magnitude 5 that is placed in Perseus constellation and has apparent size of 2.7 angular degrees.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, nebula is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

Information for observations

Tonight, 2019-08-23, nebula NGC1499 will become observable at northeast as the dusk sky fades, 20° above your horizon, at 04:58. At 19:30 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest. Maximum elevation, 87° above horizon, will be reached at 11:03, when nebula will be placed at south.
 

NGC1499 on the sky map

NGC1499 on the sky map
Object type

Bright Nebula

Alternative names

California Nebula

Constellation

Perseus

Magnitude

5

Apparent size2.7°x40'
Right ascension4h 3m 18s
Declination36° 25′ 18″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC1499

International Catalogue (IC)

Celestial motion
Date: 2019-08-23
Astronomical night: 04:58 - 13:31 (GMT 0)
NGC1499 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk20°59° (Northeast)
Set19:30320° (Northwest)
Maximum elevation

11:03

87°

178° (South)

Elevation

NGC1499 Celestial motion