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IC 275 - Galaxy Triplet

IC 275 is a Galaxy Triplet in the Perseus constellation. IC 275 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 275
Galaxy Triplet
Perseus
  • IC 275 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 30° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 275 - Galaxy Triplet

Apparent size of IC 275

The following table reports IC 275 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 275 is a visual representation of it.
1 arcmin
1 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 275

The image below is a photograph of IC 275 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 275 - Galaxy Triplet star
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DSS2 image of IC 275 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1 arcmin) and minor (1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 275

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 275 are provided in the following table:

03h 00m 56s
+44° 20’ 53”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 275 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 275 - Galaxy Triplet star
Simplified finder chart for IC 275 - Galaxy Triplet.

Finder chart IC 275 - Galaxy Triplet star
Simplified finder chart for IC 275 - Galaxy Triplet.

Rise ans set times of IC 275 from your location

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

IC 275 - Galaxy Triplet is circumpolar and transits at 02:55 UTC (altitude: 82.9°)