IC 2078 - Star in Eridanus
IC 2078 is a Star in the Eridanus constellation. IC 2078 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.
- IC 2078 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom . Its current altitude is 33° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
- Given its B magnitude of 14.4, IC 2078 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.
Photometric information of IC 2078
The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2078 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.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2078
The image below is a photograph of IC 2078 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 2078
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2078 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2078 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 2078 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's IC 2078 - Star in Eridanus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):