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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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IC 4518 - Galaxy Pair in Lupus

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -41.4°   Azimuth: 249.2°   Direction: West-South-West

IC 4518 is a Galaxy Pair in the Lupus constellation. IC 4518 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 4518 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 4518 - Galaxy Pair in Lupus star
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DSS2 image of IC 4518 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2 arcmin) and minor (2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Apparent Coordinates

14h 59m 20s
-43° 13’ 43”

J2000 Coordinates

14h 57m 42s
-43° 07’ 54”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4518 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 4518 - Galaxy Pair in Lupus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4518 - Galaxy Pair in Lupus.

Finder chart IC 4518 - Galaxy Pair in Lupus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4518 - Galaxy Pair in Lupus.

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 4518 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4518 is a visual representation of it.
2 arcmin
2 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

IC 4518 - Galaxy Pair in Lupus is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK