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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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IC 298 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus

Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:53 | Tran: 7:58 | Set: 14:03
Alt: 39.31°   Az: 192.17°   Direction: South-South-West

IC 298 is a Galaxy Pair in the Cetus constellation. IC 298 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 298 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 298 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
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DSS2 image of IC 298 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.8 arcmin) and minor (0.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

03h 12m 35s
+01° 24’ 22”
00h 37m 34s
03h 50m 09s

J2000

03h 11m 18s
+01° 18’ 52”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 298 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 298 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 298 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus.

Finder chart IC 298 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 298 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus.

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 298 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 298 is a visual representation of it.
0.8 arcmin
0.8 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 298 - Galaxy Pair in Cetus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 88.6°
Max altitude: 39.9°
Azimuth: 271.4°