IC 1845 - Double Star in Fornax
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).
Key facts about IC 1845
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.
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:
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°.
Rise and set times of IC 1845 from your location
Today's IC 1845 - Double Star in Fornax rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):