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IC 1240 - Other Classification

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.

IC 1240
Other Classification
Draco
  • IC 1240 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 29° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 1240 - Other Classification

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1240

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1240

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1240 are provided in the following table:

17h 00m 59s
+61° 03’ 01”

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 star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1240 - Other Classification.

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

Rise ans set times of IC 1240 from your location

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

IC 1240 - Other Classification is circumpolar and transits at 19:38 UTC (altitude: 80.4°)