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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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IC 1805 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 38.64°   Az: 323.46°   Direction: North-West

IC 1805 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Cassiopeia constellation. IC 1805 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Given its visual magnitude of 6.5, IC 1805 is visible with the help of a small binocular.

The image below is a photograph of IC 1805 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 2.0000x2.0000 degrees (120.00x120.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 1805 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia star
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DSS2 image of IC 1805 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (60 arcmin) and minor (60 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

02h 34m 34s
+61° 33’ 50”
06h 49m 31s

J2000

02h 32m 41s
+61° 27’ 24”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1805 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 1805 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1805 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia.

Finder chart IC 1805 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1805 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1805 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).

7.03
6.5

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

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 1805 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1805 is a visual representation of it.
60 arcmin
60 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

IC 1805 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia is circumpolar and transits at 07:04 UTC (altitude: 79.9°)