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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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IC 1270 - Star in Draco

Altitude: 78.9°   Azimuth: 347.4°   Direction: North-North-West

IC 1270 is a Star in the Draco constellation. IC 1270 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 1270 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 1270 - Star in Draco star
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DSS2 image of IC 1270 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 1270

IC 1270
Star
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IC 1270 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 78.9°
Azimuth: 347.4°
Direction: North-North-West

See also IC 1270 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 1270 - Star in Draco

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1270

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1270 are provided in the following table:

17h 47m 57s
+62° 13’ 24”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1270 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 1270 - Star in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1270 - Star in Draco.

Finder chart IC 1270 - Star in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1270 - Star in Draco.

Rise and set times of IC 1270 from your location

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

IC 1270 - Star in Draco is circumpolar and transits at 07:25 UTC (altitude: 79.3°)