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IC 2408 - Star in Cancer

Altitude: 0.9°   Azimuth: 300.2°   Direction: West-North-West

IC 2408 is a Star in the Cancer constellation. IC 2408 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 2408

IC 2408 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 0.9°
Azimuth: 300.2°
Direction: West-North-West

See also IC 2408 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 16.5, IC 2408 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for IC 2408 - Star in Cancer

Photometric information of IC 2408

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2408 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).


For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2408

The image below is a photograph of IC 2408 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 2408 - Star in Cancer star
DSS2 image of IC 2408 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2408

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2408 are provided in the following table:

08h 48m 20s
+19° 02’ 14”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2408 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 2408 - Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2408 - Star in Cancer.

Finder chart IC 2408 - Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2408 - Star in Cancer.

Rise ans set times of IC 2408 from your location

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

Today's IC 2408 - Star in Cancer rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 71.0°
Max altitude: 57.6°
Azimuth: 289.0°