IC 2308 - Galaxy Triplet in Cancer
IC 2308 is a Galaxy Triplet in the Cancer constellation. IC 2308 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.
Apparent size of IC 2308The following table reports IC 2308 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2308 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2308
The image below is a photograph of IC 2308 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).
IC 2308 - Galaxy Triplet in Cancer morphological classification
IC 2308 - Galaxy Triplet in Cancer is classified as Spiral (SAab) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 2308 - Galaxy Triplet in Cancer in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2308
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2308 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2308 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.