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IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus

IC 1874 is a Lenticular Galaxy in the Perseus constellation. IC 1874 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 1874
Galaxy
Perseus
  • IC 1874 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 14.8, IC 1874 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus

Photometric information of IC 1874

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1874 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).

14.8
11
10.25
9.99

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

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 1874.

23.24 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 1874

The following table reports IC 1874 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1874 is a visual representation of it.
0.94 arcmin
0.66 arcmin
85°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1874

The image below is a photograph of IC 1874 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 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus star
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DSS2 image of IC 1874 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.94 arcmin) and minor (0.66 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus morphological classification

IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus is classified as Lenticular (S0-Aa) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus, Lenticular (S0-Aa).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1874

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1874 are provided in the following table:

03h 06m 21s
+36° 00’ 52”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1874 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 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus.

Finder chart IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus.

Rise ans set times of IC 1874 from your location

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

Today's IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 54.0°
Max altitude: 74.5°
Azimuth: 306.0°
IC 1874 - Lenticular Galaxy in Perseus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom