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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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IC 117 - Star in Cetus

Below the horizon.  Rise: 2:34 | Tran: 8:23 | Set: 14:12
Altitude: -0.7°   Azimuth: 267.8°   Direction: West

IC 117 is a Star in the Cetus constellation. IC 117 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 117 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 117 - Star in Cetus star
DSS2 image of IC 117 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 117

IC 117

IC 117 is below the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: -0.7°
Azimuth: 267.8°
Direction: West

See also IC 117 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 10.54, IC 117 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 117 - Star in Cetus

Photometric information of IC 117

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 117 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 117

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 117 are provided in the following table:

01h 27m 24s
-01° 51’ 37”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 117 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 117 - Star in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 117 - Star in Cetus.

Finder chart IC 117 - Star in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 117 - Star in Cetus.

Rise and set times of IC 117 from your location

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

Today's IC 117 - Star in Cetus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.9°
Max altitude: 36.7°
Azimuth: 268.1°