IC 1230 - Galaxy Pair in Hercules
IC 1230 is a Galaxy Pair in the Hercules constellation. IC 1230 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
See also IC 1230 rise and set times.
Apparent size of IC 1230The following table reports IC 1230 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1230 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1230
The image below is a photograph of IC 1230 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).
IC 1230 - Galaxy Pair in Hercules morphological classification
IC 1230 - Galaxy Pair in Hercules is classified as Elliptical (E) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 1230 - Galaxy Pair in Hercules in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1230
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1230 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1230 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of IC 1230 from your location
IC 1230 - Galaxy Pair in Hercules is circumpolar and transits at 12:16 UTC (altitude: 89.8°)