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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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IC 2873 - Galaxy Pair in Leo

Below the horizon.  Rise: 11:17 | Tran: 18:23 | Set: 1:34
Altitude: -25.3°   Azimuth: 1.4°   Direction: North

IC 2873 is a Galaxy Pair in the Leo constellation. IC 2873 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 2873 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 2873 - Galaxy Pair in Leo star
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DSS2 image of IC 2873 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.

Key facts about IC 2873

IC 2873
Galaxy Pair
Leo

IC 2873 is below the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: -25.3°
Azimuth: 1.4°
Direction: North

See also IC 2873 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 2873 - Galaxy Pair in Leo

Apparent size of IC 2873

The following table reports IC 2873 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2873 is a visual representation of it.
0.7 arcmin
0.7 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2873

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2873 are provided in the following table:

11h 29m 26s
+13° 13’ 05”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2873 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 2873 - Galaxy Pair in Leo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2873 - Galaxy Pair in Leo.

Finder chart IC 2873 - Galaxy Pair in Leo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2873 - Galaxy Pair in Leo.

Rise and set times of IC 2873 from your location

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

Today's IC 2873 - Galaxy Pair in Leo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 76.8°
Max altitude: 51.7°
Azimuth: 283.2°