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IC 1283 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius

Altitude: 16.3°   Azimuth: 158.7°   Direction: South-South-East

IC 1283 is a HII Ionized region in the Sagittarius constellation. IC 1283 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.

IC 1283
HII Ionized region
Sagittarius

IC 1283 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 16.3°
Azimuth: 158.7°
Direction: South-South-East

See also IC 1283 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 1283 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius

Apparent size of IC 1283

The following table reports IC 1283 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1283 is a visual representation of it.
15 arcmin
15 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1283

The image below is a photograph of IC 1283 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 1283 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius star
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DSS2 image of IC 1283 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (15 arcmin) and minor (15 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1283

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1283 are provided in the following table:

18h 17m 17s
-19° 45’ 43”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1283 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 1283 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1283 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius.

Finder chart IC 1283 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1283 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius.

Rise ans set times of IC 1283 from your location

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

Today's IC 1283 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 109.8°
Max altitude: 18.8°
Azimuth: 250.2°