IC 1267 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Draco
IC 1267 is a Barred Spiral Galaxy in the Draco constellation. IC 1267 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
IC 1267 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
See also IC 1267 rise and set times.
Given its B magnitude of 14.5, IC 1267 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
Photometric information of IC 1267
The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1267 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).
For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.
The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 1267.
Apparent size of IC 1267The following table reports IC 1267 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1267 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1267
The image below is a photograph of IC 1267 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 1267 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Draco morphological classification
IC 1267 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Draco is classified as Barred Spiral (Bb) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 1267 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Draco in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1267
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1267 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1267 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 1267 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
IC 1267 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Draco is circumpolar and transits at 00:34 UTC (altitude: 82.1°)