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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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IC 1318 (Gamma Cygni) - Star in Cygnus

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 59.6°   Azimuth: 264.8°   Direction: West

IC 1318 is a Star in the Cygnus constellation. IC 1318 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 1318 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 1318 (Gamma Cygni) - Star in Cygnus star
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DSS2 image of IC 1318 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 1318

IC 1318
Star
Cygnus

IC 1318 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 59.6°
Azimuth: 264.8°
Direction: West

See also IC 1318 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 2.23, IC 1318 is visible to the naked eye under dark skies, might require a small binocular from light polluted areas.

Available Resources for IC 1318 (Gamma Cygni) - Star in Cygnus

Photometric information of IC 1318

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1318 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).

2.9
2.23
1.11
0.83
0.72

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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1318

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1318 are provided in the following table:

20h 22m 14s
+40° 15’ 24”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1318 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 1318 (Gamma Cygni) - Star in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1318 (Gamma Cygni) - Star in Cygnus.

Finder chart IC 1318 (Gamma Cygni) - Star in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1318 (Gamma Cygni) - Star in Cygnus.

Rise and set times of IC 1318 from your location

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

IC 1318 (Gamma Cygni) - Star in Cygnus is circumpolar and transits at 02:07 UTC (altitude: 78.8°)