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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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IC 1623 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus

Altitude: 4.9°   Azimuth: 126.4°   Direction: South-East

IC 1623 is a Galaxy Pair in the Cetus constellation. IC 1623 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 1623 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 1623 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
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DSS2 image of IC 1623 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.2 arcmin) and minor (1.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 1623

IC 1623
Galaxy Pair
Cetus

IC 1623 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 4.9°
Azimuth: 126.4°
Direction: South-East

See also IC 1623 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 1623 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus

Apparent size of IC 1623

The following table reports IC 1623 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1623 is a visual representation of it.
1.2 arcmin
1.2 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1623

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1623 are provided in the following table:

01h 07m 46s
-17° 30’ 24”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1623 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 1623 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1623 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus.

Finder chart IC 1623 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1623 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus.

Rise and set times of IC 1623 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 1623 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus 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: 107.5°
Max altitude: 21.0°
Azimuth: 252.5°