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IC 1644 - HII Ionized region in Tucana

IC 1644 is a HII Ionized region in the Tucana constellation. IC 1644 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 1644
HII Ionized region
Tucana
  • IC 1644 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 11.7, IC 1644 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 8 inches (200mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 1644 - HII Ionized region in Tucana

Photometric information of IC 1644

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1644 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).

11.7
12.01
11.92
11.4

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

Apparent size of IC 1644

The following table reports IC 1644 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1644 is a visual representation of it.
0.8 arcmin
0.65 arcmin
40°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1644

The image below is a photograph of IC 1644 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 1644 - HII Ionized region in Tucana star
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DSS2 image of IC 1644 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.8 arcmin) and minor (0.65 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1644

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1644 are provided in the following table:

01h 09m 12s
-73° 11’ 39”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1644 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 1644 - HII Ionized region in Tucana star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1644 - HII Ionized region in Tucana.

Finder chart IC 1644 - HII Ionized region in Tucana star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1644 - HII Ionized region in Tucana.

Rise ans set times of IC 1644 from your location

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

IC 1644 - HII Ionized region in Tucana is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]