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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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IC 2259 - Star in Cancer

Below the horizon.  Rise: 6:50 | Tran: 15:00 | Set: 23:10
Altitude: -14.1°   Azimuth: 348.0°   Direction: North-North-West

IC 2259 is a Star in the Cancer constellation. IC 2259 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.

The image below is a photograph of IC 2259 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 2259 - Star in Cancer star
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DSS2 image of IC 2259 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 2259

IC 2259
Star
Cancer

IC 2259 is below the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: -14.1°
Azimuth: 348.0°
Direction: North-North-West

See also IC 2259 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 2259 - Star in Cancer

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2259

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2259 are provided in the following table:

08h 17m 17s
+23° 33’ 56”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2259 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 2259 - Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2259 - Star in Cancer.

Finder chart IC 2259 - Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2259 - Star in Cancer.

Rise and set times of IC 2259 from your location

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

Today's IC 2259 - Star in Cancer rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.4°
Max altitude: 62.1°
Azimuth: 293.6°