IC 1261 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy
IC 1261 NED02 is a Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in the Draco constellation. IC 1261 NED02 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.
Apparent size of IC 1261 NED02The following table reports IC 1261 NED02 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1261 NED02 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1261 NED02
The image below is a photograph of IC 1261 NED02 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 1261 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy morphological classification
IC 1261 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy is classified as Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 1261 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1261 NED02
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1261 NED02 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1261 NED02 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 1261 NED02 from your location
IC 1261 NED02 - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy is circumpolar and transits at 20:00 UTC (altitude: 70.2°)