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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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IC 1348 - Galaxy in Aquarius

Above the horizon.  Rise: 22:53 | Tran: 3:46 | Set: 8:35
Altitude: 25.0°   Azimuth: 174.0°   Direction: South

IC 1348 is a Galaxy in the Aquarius constellation. IC 1348 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 1348 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 1348 - Galaxy in Aquarius star
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DSS2 image of IC 1348 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.37 arcmin) and minor (0.26 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 1348

IC 1348
Galaxy
Aquarius

IC 1348 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 25.0°
Azimuth: 174.0°
Direction: South

See also IC 1348 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 15.83, IC 1348 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for IC 1348 - Galaxy in Aquarius

Photometric information of IC 1348

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1348 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).

15.83
12.25
11.62
11.3

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

Apparent size of IC 1348

The following table reports IC 1348 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1348 is a visual representation of it.
0.37 arcmin
0.26 arcmin
155°

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1348

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1348 are provided in the following table:

21h 01m 44s
-13° 21’ 29”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1348 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 1348 - Galaxy in Aquarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1348 - Galaxy in Aquarius.

Finder chart IC 1348 - Galaxy in Aquarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1348 - Galaxy in Aquarius.

Rise and set times of IC 1348 from your location

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

Today's IC 1348 - Galaxy in Aquarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 103.4°
Max altitude: 25.2°
Azimuth: 256.6°