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IC 3055 - Galaxy Triplet

IC 3055 is a Galaxy Triplet in the Virgo constellation. IC 3055 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 3055
Galaxy Triplet
Virgo
Available Resources for IC 3055 - Galaxy Triplet

Apparent size of IC 3055

The following table reports IC 3055 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 3055 is a visual representation of it.
0.5 arcmin
0.5 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 3055

The image below is a photograph of IC 3055 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 3055 - Galaxy Triplet star
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DSS2 image of IC 3055 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.5 arcmin) and minor (0.5 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 3055

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 3055 are provided in the following table:

12h 14m 21s
+12° 05’ 29”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3055 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 3055 - Galaxy Triplet star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3055 - Galaxy Triplet.

Finder chart IC 3055 - Galaxy Triplet star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3055 - Galaxy Triplet.

Rise ans set times of IC 3055 from your location

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

Today's IC 3055 - Galaxy Triplet rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 77.9°
Max altitude: 50.6°
Azimuth: 282.1°
IC 3055 - Galaxy Triplet is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom