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IC 298B - Spiral Galaxy in Cetus

IC 298B is a Spiral Galaxy in the Cetus constellation. IC 298B 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 298B
Galaxy
Cetus
Available Resources for IC 298B - Spiral Galaxy in Cetus

Apparent size of IC 298B

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 298B

The image below is a photograph of IC 298B 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 298B - Spiral Galaxy in Cetus star
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DSS2 image of IC 298B in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.43 arcmin) and minor (0.33 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 298B - Spiral Galaxy in Cetus morphological classification

IC 298B - Spiral Galaxy in Cetus is classified as Spiral (SAbc) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 298B - Spiral Galaxy in Cetus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 298B - Spiral Galaxy in Cetus
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 298B - Spiral Galaxy in Cetus, Spiral (SAbc).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 298B

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 298B are provided in the following table:

03h 11m 20s
+01° 18’ 48”

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

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

Rise ans set times of IC 298B from your location

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

Today's IC 298B - Spiral Galaxy 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: 88.7°
Max altitude: 39.8°
Azimuth: 271.3°
IC 298B - Spiral Galaxy in Cetus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom