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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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IC 1271 - Nebula in Sagittarius

Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:53 | Tran: 23:33 | Set: 3:17
Alt: -34.63°   Az: 86.48°   Direction: East

IC 1271 is a Nebula in the Sagittarius constellation. IC 1271 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 1271 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 1271 - Nebula in Sagittarius star
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DSS2 image of IC 1271 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 06m 43s
-24° 24’ 25”
16h 17m 37s

J2000

18h 05m 12s
-24° 24’ 38”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1271 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 1271 - Nebula in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1271 - Nebula in Sagittarius.

Finder chart IC 1271 - Nebula in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1271 - Nebula in Sagittarius.

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 1271 - Nebula in Sagittarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.4°
Max altitude: 14.1°
Azimuth: 245.6°