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IC 1470 - HII Ionized region

IC 1470 is a HII Ionized region in the Cepheus constellation. IC 1470 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

IC 1470
HII Ionized region
Cepheus
  • IC 1470 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 74° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 11.5, IC 1470 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 8 inches (200mm) or more.
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Photometric information of IC 1470

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1470 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).

11.5

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

Apparent size of IC 1470

The following table reports IC 1470 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1470 is a visual representation of it.
1.8 arcmin
1.8 arcmin
90°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1470

The image below is a photograph of IC 1470 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 1470 - HII Ionized region star
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DSS2 image of IC 1470 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.8 arcmin) and minor (1.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1470

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1470 are provided in the following table:

23h 05m 09s
+60° 14’ 38”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1470 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 1470 - HII Ionized region star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1470 - HII Ionized region.

Finder chart IC 1470 - HII Ionized region star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1470 - HII Ionized region.

Rise ans set times of IC 1470 from your location

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

IC 1470 - HII Ionized region is circumpolar and transits at 20:54 UTC (altitude: 81.2°)