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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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IC 104 - Double Star in Cetus

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:45 | Tran: 8:36 | Set: 14:27
Altitude: 3.5°   Azimuth: 263.2°   Direction: West

IC 104 is a Double Star in the Cetus constellation. IC 104 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

The image below is a photograph of IC 104 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of IC 104 - Double Star in Cetus star
DSS2 image of IC 104 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 104

IC 104
Double Star

IC 104 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: 3.5°
Azimuth: 263.2°
Direction: West

See also IC 104 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 8.79, IC 104 is visible with the help of a binocular with a 60-70mm aperture or a small telescope.

Available Resources for IC 104 - Double Star in Cetus

Photometric information of IC 104

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 104 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).


For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 104

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 104 are provided in the following table:

01h 24m 33s
-01° 27’ 24”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 104 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart IC 104 - Double Star in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 104 - Double Star in Cetus.

Finder chart IC 104 - Double Star in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 104 - Double Star in Cetus.

Rise and set times of IC 104 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's IC 104 - Double Star in Cetus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.5°
Max altitude: 37.1°
Azimuth: 268.5°