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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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IC 1358 - Galaxy in Capricornus

Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:14 | Tran: 3:51 | Set: 8:24
Altitude: -21.2°   Azimuth: 270.4°   Direction: West

IC 1358 is a Galaxy in the Capricornus constellation. IC 1358 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 1358 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 1358 - Galaxy in Capricornus star
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DSS2 image of IC 1358 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.5 arcmin) and minor (0.23 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 1358

IC 1358
Galaxy
Capricornus

IC 1358 is below the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: -21.2°
Azimuth: 270.4°
Direction: West

See also IC 1358 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 15.65, IC 1358 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for IC 1358 - Galaxy in Capricornus

Photometric information of IC 1358

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1358 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).

15.65
12.42
11.58
11.3

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

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 1358.

22.88 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 1358

The following table reports IC 1358 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1358 is a visual representation of it.
0.5 arcmin
0.23 arcmin
38°

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1358

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1358 are provided in the following table:

21h 06m 29s
-16° 12’ 15”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1358 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 1358 - Galaxy in Capricornus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1358 - Galaxy in Capricornus.

Finder chart IC 1358 - Galaxy in Capricornus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1358 - Galaxy in Capricornus.

Rise and set times of IC 1358 from your location

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

Today's IC 1358 - Galaxy in Capricornus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.2°
Max altitude: 22.3°
Azimuth: 253.8°