IC 1871 - HII Ionized region in Cassiopeia
IC 1871 is a HII Ionized region in the Cassiopeia constellation. IC 1871 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.
Apparent size of IC 1871The following table reports IC 1871 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1871 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1871
The image below is a photograph of IC 1871 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1871
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1871 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1871 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 ans set times of IC 1871 from your location
IC 1871 - HII Ionized region in Cassiopeia is circumpolar and transits at 21:41 UTC (altitude: 80.8°)