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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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IC 1851 - Star in Cassiopeia

Altitude: 69.6°   Azimuth: 57.2°   Direction: East-North-East

IC 1851 is a Star in the Cassiopeia constellation. IC 1851 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 1851 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 1851 - Star in Cassiopeia star
DSS2 image of IC 1851 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 1851

IC 1851

IC 1851 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 69.6°
Azimuth: 57.2°
Direction: East-North-East

See also IC 1851 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 6.44, IC 1851 is easily visible with the help of a small binocular.

Available Resources for IC 1851 - Star in Cassiopeia

Photometric information of IC 1851

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1851 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 1851

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1851 are provided in the following table:

02h 51m 46s
+58° 18’ 51”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1851 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 1851 - Star in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1851 - Star in Cassiopeia.

Finder chart IC 1851 - Star in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1851 - Star in Cassiopeia.

Rise and set times of IC 1851 from your location

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

IC 1851 - Star in Cassiopeia is circumpolar and transits at 16:35 UTC (altitude: 83.2°)