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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

IC 1740 - Double Star in Fornax

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 emisphere.

IC 1740
Double Star
Fornax
Available Resources for IC 1740 - Double Star in Fornax

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1740

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 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 and finder chart of IC 1740

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1740 are provided in the following table:

01h 48m 51s
-30° 05’ 09”

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 ans set times of IC 1740 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
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, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.1°
Max altitude: 8.4°
Azimuth: 239.9°
IC 1740 - Double Star in Fornax is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom