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IC 242 - Double Star in Cetus

IC 242 is a Double Star in the Cetus constellation. IC 242 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 242
Double Star
Cetus
  • IC 242 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 19° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 242 - Double Star in Cetus

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 242

The image below is a photograph of IC 242 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 242 - Double Star in Cetus star
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DSS2 image of IC 242 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 242

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 242 are provided in the following table:

02h 38m 24s
-06° 56’ 02”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 242 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 242 - Double Star in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 242 - Double Star in Cetus.

Finder chart IC 242 - Double Star in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 242 - Double Star in Cetus.

Rise ans set times of IC 242 from your location

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

Today's IC 242 - Double Star in Cetus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.9°
Max altitude: 31.6°
Azimuth: 263.1°
IC 242 - Double Star in Cetus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom