IC 2009 - Irregular Galaxy in Horologium
IC 2009 is a Irregular Galaxy in the Horologium constellation. IC 2009 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.
Photometric information of IC 2009
The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2009 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.
The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 2009.
Apparent size of IC 2009The following table reports IC 2009 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2009 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2009
The image below is a photograph of IC 2009 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).
IC 2009 - Irregular Galaxy in Horologium morphological classification
IC 2009 - Irregular Galaxy in Horologium is classified as Irregular (I) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 2009 - Irregular Galaxy in Horologium in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2009
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2009 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2009 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 2009 from your location
IC 2009 - Irregular Galaxy in Horologium is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]