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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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IC 1308 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius

Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:48 | Tran: 0:29 | Set: 5:15
Alt: -29.54°   Az: 75.83°   Direction: East-North-East

IC 1308 is a HII Ionized region in the Sagittarius constellation. IC 1308 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 1308 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 1308 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius star
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DSS2 image of IC 1308 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

19h 46m 28s
-14° 39’ 33”
16h 02m 44s
11h 49m 12s

J2000

19h 45m 05s
-14° 43’ 13”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1308 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 1308 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1308 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius.

Finder chart IC 1308 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1308 - HII Ionized region 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 1308 - HII Ionized region in Sagittarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.7°
Max altitude: 23.9°
Azimuth: 255.3°