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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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IC 2312 - Galaxy Pair in Cancer

Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:38 | Tran: 13:15 | Set: 20:51
Alt: -9.67°   Az: 316.81°   Direction: North-West

IC 2312 is a Galaxy Pair in the Cancer constellation. IC 2312 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 2312 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 2312 - Galaxy Pair in Cancer star
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DSS2 image of IC 2312 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.7 arcmin) and minor (0.7 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

08h 22m 17s
+18° 25’ 54”
08h 58m 40s
17h 20m 57s

J2000

08h 20m 53s
+18° 30’ 39”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2312 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 2312 - Galaxy Pair in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2312 - Galaxy Pair in Cancer.

Finder chart IC 2312 - Galaxy Pair in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2312 - Galaxy Pair in Cancer.

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 2312 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2312 is a visual representation of it.
0.7 arcmin
0.7 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 2312 - Galaxy Pair in Cancer rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 71.6°
Max altitude: 57.0°
Azimuth: 288.4°