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IC 2115 - Star in Dorado

Altitude: -42.1°   Azimuth: 212.0°   Direction: South-South-West

IC 2115 is a Star in the Dorado constellation. IC 2115 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 2115 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 2115 - Star in Dorado star
DSS2 image of IC 2115 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 2115

IC 2115

IC 2115 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -42.1°
Azimuth: 212.0°
Direction: South-South-West

See also IC 2115 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 11.27, IC 2115 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 2115 - Star in Dorado

Photometric information of IC 2115

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2115 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2115

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2115 are provided in the following table:

04h 57m 08s
-66° 23’ 25”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2115 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 2115 - Star in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2115 - Star in Dorado.

Finder chart IC 2115 - Star in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2115 - Star in Dorado.

Rise and set times of IC 2115 from your location

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

IC 2115 - Star in Dorado is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt