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IC 2255 - Double Star in Cancer

IC 2255 is a Double Star in the Cancer constellation. IC 2255 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.

IC 2255
Double Star
Cancer
  • IC 2255 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 53° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 2255 - Double Star in Cancer

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2255

The image below is a photograph of IC 2255 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 2255 - Double Star in Cancer star
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DSS2 image of IC 2255 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2255

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2255 are provided in the following table:

08h 16m 42s
+23° 27’ 25”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2255 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 2255 - Double Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2255 - Double Star in Cancer.

Finder chart IC 2255 - Double Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2255 - Double Star in Cancer.

Rise ans set times of IC 2255 from your location

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

Today's IC 2255 - Double Star in Cancer rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.5°
Max altitude: 62.0°
Azimuth: 293.5°
IC 2255 - Double Star in Cancer is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom