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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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IC 2078 - Star in Eridanus

Altitude: -6.1°   Azimuth: 89.9°   Direction: East

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.

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).

Image of IC 2078 - Star in Eridanus star
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DSS2 image of IC 2078 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 2078

IC 2078
Star
Eridanus

IC 2078 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.1°
Azimuth: 89.9°
Direction: East

See also IC 2078 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.

Available Resources for IC 2078 - Star in Eridanus

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).

14.4
13.24
12.88
12.77

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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2078

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2078 are provided in the following table:

04h 31m 51s
-04° 41’ 54”

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°.

Finder chart IC 2078 - Star in Eridanus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2078 - Star in Eridanus.

Finder chart IC 2078 - Star in Eridanus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2078 - Star in Eridanus.

Rise and set times of IC 2078 from your location

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

Today's IC 2078 - Star in Eridanus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.7°
Max altitude: 33.8°
Azimuth: 265.3°