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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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IC 2155 - Galaxy in Columba

Altitude: -63.7°   Azimuth: 59.0°   Direction: East-North-East

IC 2155 is a Galaxy in the Columba constellation. IC 2155 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 2155 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 2155 - Galaxy in Columba star
DSS2 image of IC 2155 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 2155

IC 2155

IC 2155 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -63.7°
Azimuth: 59.0°
Direction: East-North-East

See also IC 2155 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 16.54, IC 2155 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for IC 2155 - Galaxy in Columba

Photometric information of IC 2155

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2155 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 2155

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2155 are provided in the following table:

06h 00m 38s
-33° 59’ 49”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2155 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 2155 - Galaxy in Columba star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2155 - Galaxy in Columba.

Finder chart IC 2155 - Galaxy in Columba star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2155 - Galaxy in Columba.

Rise and set times of IC 2155 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 2155 - Galaxy in Columba 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: 124.0°
Max altitude: 4.5°
Azimuth: 236.0°