Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Latest Perseverance Images received 7 hours 7 mins ago for Sol278, Sol215, Sol214, Sol213, Sol211, Sol210, Sol208
Please donate now to help keep TheSkyLive ads-free. This site cannot run without your voluntary donations.
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus

IC 1364 is a Elliptical Galaxy in the Equuleus constellation. IC 1364 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 1364
Galaxy
Equuleus
  • IC 1364 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 14.7, IC 1364 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus

Photometric information of IC 1364

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1364 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).

14.7
11.2
10.46
10.27

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 1364.

23.44 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 1364

The following table reports IC 1364 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1364 is a visual representation of it.
1.07 arcmin
0.78 arcmin
124°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1364

The image below is a photograph of IC 1364 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 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus star
/>
DSS2 image of IC 1364 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.07 arcmin) and minor (0.78 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus morphological classification

IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus is classified as Elliptical (E) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1364

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1364 are provided in the following table:

21h 13m 24s
+02° 46’ 10”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1364 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 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus.

Finder chart IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus.

Rise ans set times of IC 1364 from your location

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

Today's IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.2°
Max altitude: 41.3°
Azimuth: 272.8°
IC 1364 - Elliptical Galaxy in Equuleus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom