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IC 143 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum

Altitude: 32.0°   Azimuth: 280.6°   Direction: West

IC 143 is a HII Ionized region in the Triangulum constellation. IC 143 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 143 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 143 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum star
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DSS2 image of IC 143 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.3 arcmin) and minor (0.3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 143

IC 143
HII Ionized region
Triangulum

IC 143 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 32.0°
Azimuth: 280.6°
Direction: West

See also IC 143 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 11.4, IC 143 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 143 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum

Photometric information of IC 143

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 143 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).

11.4

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

Apparent size of IC 143

The following table reports IC 143 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 143 is a visual representation of it.
0.3 arcmin
0.3 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 143

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 143 are provided in the following table:

01h 34m 10s
+30° 46’ 35”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 143 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 143 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum star
Simplified finder chart for IC 143 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum.

Finder chart IC 143 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum star
Simplified finder chart for IC 143 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum.

Rise and set times of IC 143 from your location

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

Today's IC 143 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.2°
Max altitude: 69.3°
Azimuth: 300.8°