NGC : California Nebula (NGC1499)

Celestial motion
Date: 2024-04-15
Astronomical night: 21:23 - 04:56 (GMT -5)
California Nebula (NGC1499) Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk13°306° (Northwest)
Set23:00320° (Northwest)
Maximum elevation

Dusk

14°

306° (Northwest)

Elevation

California Nebula (NGC1499) Celestial motion
Information about California Nebula (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, 2024-04-15, nebula NGC1499 will become observable at northwest as the dusk sky fades, 13° above your horizon, at 21:23. At this time, the object will be at its highest elevation. At 23:00 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest.
 

California Nebula (NGC1499) on the sky map

California Nebula (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)