IC 1281 - Galaxy Pair in Hercules
IC 1281 is a Galaxy Pair in the Hercules constellation. IC 1281 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
See also IC 1281 rise and set times.
Apparent size of IC 1281The following table reports IC 1281 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1281 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1281
The image below is a photograph of IC 1281 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1281
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1281 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1281 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 1281 from your location
Today's IC 1281 - Galaxy Pair in Hercules rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):