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IC 1299 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula

IC 1299 is a Open Cluster in the Vulpecula constellation. IC 1299 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 1299
Open Cluster
Vulpecula
  • IC 1299 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 14, IC 1299 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 1299 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula

Photometric information of IC 1299

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1299 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).

14

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of IC 1299

The following table reports IC 1299 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1299 is a visual representation of it.
2 arcmin
1 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1299

The image below is a photograph of IC 1299 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 1299 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula star
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DSS2 image of IC 1299 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2 arcmin) and minor (1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1299

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1299 are provided in the following table:

19h 22m 41s
+20° 44’ 22”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1299 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 1299 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1299 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula.

Finder chart IC 1299 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1299 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula.

Rise ans set times of IC 1299 from your location

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

Today's IC 1299 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.3°
Max altitude: 59.3°
Azimuth: 290.7°
IC 1299 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom