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IC 2207 - Galaxy in Gemini

IC 2207 is a Galaxy in the Gemini constellation. IC 2207 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 2207
Galaxy
Gemini
  • IC 2207 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 16° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 15.4, IC 2207 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 2207 - Galaxy in Gemini

Photometric information of IC 2207

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2207 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).

15.4
11.59
10.69
10.22

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

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 2207.

23.54 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 2207

The following table reports IC 2207 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2207 is a visual representation of it.
1.71 arcmin
0.28 arcmin
124°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2207

The image below is a photograph of IC 2207 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 2207 -  Galaxy in Gemini star
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DSS2 image of IC 2207 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.71 arcmin) and minor (0.28 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 2207 - Galaxy in Gemini morphological classification

IC 2207 - Galaxy in Gemini is classified as according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 2207 - Galaxy in Gemini in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 2207 - Galaxy in Gemini
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 2207 - Galaxy in Gemini, .
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2207

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2207 are provided in the following table:

07h 49m 50s
+33° 57’ 44”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2207 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 2207 -  Galaxy in Gemini star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2207 - Galaxy in Gemini.

Finder chart IC 2207 -  Galaxy in Gemini star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2207 - Galaxy in Gemini.

Rise ans set times of IC 2207 from your location

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

Today's IC 2207 - Galaxy in Gemini rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.0°
Max altitude: 72.5°
Azimuth: 304.0°
IC 2207 - Galaxy in Gemini is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom