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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:55  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:41 south
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IC 4287 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices

Altitude: -13.1°   Azimuth: 358.1°   Direction: North

IC 4287 is a Galaxy Pair in the Coma Berenices constellation. IC 4287 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 4287
Galaxy Pair
Coma Berenices

IC 4287 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -13.1°
Azimuth: 358.1°
Direction: North

See also IC 4287 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 4287 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices

Apparent size of IC 4287

The following table reports IC 4287 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4287 is a visual representation of it.
1 arcmin
1 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4287

The image below is a photograph of IC 4287 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 4287 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices star
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DSS2 image of IC 4287 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1 arcmin) and minor (1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4287

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4287 are provided in the following table:

13h 32m 39s
+25° 26’ 27”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4287 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 4287 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4287 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices.

Finder chart IC 4287 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4287 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices.

Rise ans set times of IC 4287 from your location

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

Today's IC 4287 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.6°
Max altitude: 64.0°
Azimuth: 295.4°