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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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IC 1845 - Double Star in Fornax

Altitude: -27.3°   Azimuth: 258.5°   Direction: West-South-West

IC 1845 is a Double Star in the Fornax constellation. IC 1845 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 1845 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 1845 - Double Star in Fornax star
DSS2 image of IC 1845 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 1845

IC 1845
Double Star

IC 1845 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -27.3°
Azimuth: 258.5°
Direction: West-South-West

See also IC 1845 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 10.17, IC 1845 is visible with the help of a binocular with a 80mm aperture or a small telescope.

Available Resources for IC 1845 - Double Star in Fornax

Photometric information of IC 1845

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1845 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).


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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1845

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1845 are provided in the following table:

02h 43m 56s
-27° 58’ 08”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1845 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 1845 - Double Star in Fornax star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1845 - Double Star in Fornax.

Finder chart IC 1845 - Double Star in Fornax star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1845 - Double Star in Fornax.

Rise and set times of IC 1845 from your location

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

Today's IC 1845 - Double Star in Fornax rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.0°
Max altitude: 10.6°
Azimuth: 242.0°