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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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IC 186 - Galaxy Triplet in Cetus

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:54 | Tran: 8:44 | Set: 14:34
Altitude: 12.1°   Azimuth: 108.3°   Direction: East-South-East

IC 186 is a Galaxy Triplet in the Cetus constellation. IC 186 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

The image below is a photograph of IC 186 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 186 - Galaxy Triplet in Cetus star
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DSS2 image of IC 186 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.1 arcmin) and minor (1.1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 186

IC 186
Galaxy Triplet
Cetus

IC 186 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 12.1°
Azimuth: 108.3°
Direction: East-South-East

See also IC 186 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 186 - Galaxy Triplet in Cetus

Apparent size of IC 186

The following table reports IC 186 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 186 is a visual representation of it.
1.1 arcmin
1.1 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 186

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 186 are provided in the following table:

02h 00m 24s
-01° 33’ 06”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 186 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 186 - Galaxy Triplet in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 186 - Galaxy Triplet in Cetus.

Finder chart IC 186 - Galaxy Triplet in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 186 - Galaxy Triplet in Cetus.

Rise and set times of IC 186 from your location

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

Today's IC 186 - Galaxy Triplet in Cetus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.6°
Max altitude: 37.0°
Azimuth: 268.4°