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IC 2206 - Star in Puppis

Altitude: -65.7°   Azimuth: 54.5°   Direction: North-East

IC 2206 is a Star in the Puppis constellation. IC 2206 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

IC 2206

IC 2206 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -65.7°
Azimuth: 54.5°
Direction: North-East

See also IC 2206 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 10.5, IC 2206 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 2206 - Star in Puppis

Photometric information of IC 2206

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2206 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 2206

The image below is a photograph of IC 2206 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 2206 - Star in Puppis star
DSS2 image of IC 2206 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2206

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2206 are provided in the following table:

07h 45m 50s
-34° 19’ 49”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2206 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 2206 - Star in Puppis star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2206 - Star in Puppis.

Finder chart IC 2206 - Star in Puppis star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2206 - Star in Puppis.

Rise ans set times of IC 2206 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 2206 - Star in Puppis 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: 124.3°
Max altitude: 4.2°
Azimuth: 235.7°