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IC 1798 - Galaxy

IC 1798 is a Galaxy in the Aries constellation. IC 1798 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.

IC 1798
Galaxy
Aries
  • IC 1798 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 25° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 1798 - Galaxy

Apparent size of IC 1798

The following table reports IC 1798 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1798 is a visual representation of it.
0.31 arcmin
0.21 arcmin
100°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1798

The image below is a photograph of IC 1798 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 1798 - Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of IC 1798 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.31 arcmin) and minor (0.21 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1798

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1798 are provided in the following table:

02h 26m 16s
+13° 25’ 50”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1798 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 1798 - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1798 - Galaxy.

Finder chart IC 1798 - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1798 - Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of IC 1798 from your location

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

Today's IC 1798 - Galaxy rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 76.6°
Max altitude: 52.0°
Azimuth: 283.4°
IC 1798 - Galaxy is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom