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TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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IC 1240 - Other Classification in Draco

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 23.26°   Az: 351.43°   Direction: North

IC 1240 is a Other Classification in the Draco constellation. IC 1240 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 1240 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 1240 - Other Classification in Draco star
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DSS2 image of IC 1240 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

17h 01m 17s
+61° 00’ 56”
10h 54m 21s
03h 55m 39s

J2000

17h 00m 59s
+61° 03’ 01”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1240 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 1240 - Other Classification in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1240 - Other Classification in Draco.

Finder chart IC 1240 - Other Classification in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1240 - Other Classification in Draco.

Rise and Set Times

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

IC 1240 - Other Classification in Draco is circumpolar and transits at 20:56 UTC (altitude: 80.5°)