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IC 2280 - Star in Cancer

IC 2280 is a Star in the Cancer constellation. IC 2280 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 2280
Star
Cancer
  • IC 2280 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 56° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 2280 - Star in Cancer

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2280

The image below is a photograph of IC 2280 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 2280 - Star in Cancer star
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DSS2 image of IC 2280 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2280

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2280 are provided in the following table:

08h 18m 38s
+18° 26’ 59”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2280 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 2280 - Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2280 - Star in Cancer.

Finder chart IC 2280 - Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2280 - Star in Cancer.

Rise ans set times of IC 2280 from your location

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

Today's IC 2280 - 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: 71.6°
Max altitude: 57.0°
Azimuth: 288.4°
IC 2280 - Star in Cancer is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom