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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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IC 2904 - Star in Leo

Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:35 | Tran: 16:41 | Set: 23:46
Alt: 26.15°   Az: 102.30°   Direction: East-South-East

IC 2904 is a Star in the Leo constellation. IC 2904 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. Given its B magnitude of 16.8, IC 2904 is visible only through long exposure photography.

The image below is a photograph of IC 2904 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 2904 - Star in Leo star
DSS2 image of IC 2904 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates


11h 32m 58s
+13° 02’ 54”
19h 43m 13s
07h 16m 12s


11h 31m 41s
+13° 11’ 02”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2904 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 2904 - Star in Leo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2904 - Star in Leo.

Finder chart IC 2904 - Star in Leo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2904 - Star in Leo.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2904 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.

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 2904 - Star in Leo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 77.0°
Max altitude: 51.6°
Azimuth: 283.0°