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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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IC 1257 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus

Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:25 | Tran: 0:48 | Set: 6:14
Altitude: -10.0°   Azimuth: 88.8°   Direction: East

IC 1257 is a Globular Cluster in the Ophiuchus constellation. IC 1257 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 1257 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 1257 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus star
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DSS2 image of IC 1257 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3.3 arcmin) and minor (3.3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 1257

IC 1257
Globular Cluster
Ophiuchus

IC 1257 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: -10.0°
Azimuth: 88.8°
Direction: East

See also IC 1257 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 1257 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus

Apparent size of IC 1257

The following table reports IC 1257 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1257 is a visual representation of it.
3.3 arcmin
3.3 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1257

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1257 are provided in the following table:

17h 27m 07s
-07° 05’ 35”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1257 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 1257 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1257 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus.

Finder chart IC 1257 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1257 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus.

Rise and set times of IC 1257 from your location

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

Today's IC 1257 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.1°
Max altitude: 31.4°
Azimuth: 262.9°