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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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IC 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum

Above the horizon.  Rise: 22:24 | Tran: 7:58 | Set: 17:28
Altitude: 5.3°   Azimuth: 318.6°   Direction: North-West

IC 1793 is a Spiral Galaxy in the Triangulum constellation. IC 1793 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 1793 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 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum star
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DSS2 image of IC 1793 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.28 arcmin) and minor (0.63 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 1793

IC 1793
Galaxy
Triangulum

IC 1793 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 5.3°
Azimuth: 318.6°
Direction: North-West

See also IC 1793 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 14.8, IC 1793 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum

Photometric information of IC 1793

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1793 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).

14.8
11.24
10.51
10.1

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

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 1793.

23.59 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 1793

The following table reports IC 1793 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1793 is a visual representation of it.
1.28 arcmin
0.63 arcmin
36°

IC 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum morphological classification

IC 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum is classified as Spiral (SAab) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum, Spiral (SAab).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1793

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1793 are provided in the following table:

02h 21m 32s
+32° 32’ 40”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1793 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 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum.

Finder chart IC 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum.

Rise and set times of IC 1793 from your location

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

Today's IC 1793 - Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.5°
Max altitude: 71.1°
Azimuth: 302.5°