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IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax

IC 1813 is a Lenticular Galaxy in the Fornax constellation. IC 1813 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 1813
Galaxy
Fornax
  • IC 1813 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 14.2, IC 1813 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax

Photometric information of IC 1813

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1813 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).

14.2
11.07
10.36
10.08

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 1813.

23.27 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 1813

The following table reports IC 1813 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1813 is a visual representation of it.
1.13 arcmin
0.75 arcmin
100°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1813

The image below is a photograph of IC 1813 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 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax star
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DSS2 image of IC 1813 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.13 arcmin) and minor (0.75 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax morphological classification

IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax is classified as Lenticular (S0-Aa) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax, Lenticular (S0-Aa).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1813

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1813 are provided in the following table:

02h 30m 48s
-34° 13’ 14”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1813 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 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax.

Finder chart IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax.

Rise ans set times of IC 1813 from your location

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

Today's IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy 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: 124.2°
Max altitude: 4.3°
Azimuth: 235.8°
IC 1813 - Lenticular Galaxy in Fornax is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom