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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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IC 1740 - Double Star in Fornax

Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:26 | Tran: 7:19 | Set: 10:12
Alt: -34.33°   Az: 263.50°   Direction: West

IC 1740 is a Double Star in the Fornax constellation. IC 1740 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 1740 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 1740 - Double Star in Fornax star
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DSS2 image of IC 1740 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

01h 49m 58s
-29° 57’ 53”
07h 14m 54s

J2000

01h 48m 51s
-30° 05’ 09”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1740 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 1740 - Double Star in Fornax star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1740 - Double Star in Fornax.

Finder chart IC 1740 - Double Star in Fornax star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1740 - Double Star in Fornax.

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 1740 - Double Star in Fornax rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.0°
Max altitude: 8.6°
Azimuth: 240.0°