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IC 3128 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo

IC 3128 is a Galaxy Triplet in the Virgo constellation. IC 3128 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 3128
Galaxy Triplet
Virgo
  • IC 3128 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 34° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 3128 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo

Apparent size of IC 3128

The following table reports IC 3128 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 3128 is a visual representation of it.
1.4 arcmin
1.4 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 3128

The image below is a photograph of IC 3128 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 3128 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo star
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DSS2 image of IC 3128 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.4 arcmin) and minor (1.4 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 3128

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 3128 are provided in the following table:

12h 18m 39s
+11° 44’ 00”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3128 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 3128 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3128 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo.

Finder chart IC 3128 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3128 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo.

Rise ans set times of IC 3128 from your location

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

Today's IC 3128 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.3°
Max altitude: 50.3°
Azimuth: 281.7°
IC 3128 - Galaxy Triplet in Virgo is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom