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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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IC 453 - Star in Canis Major

Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:42 | Tran: 12:11 | Set: 16:39
Alt: 19.22°   Az: 158.97°   Direction: South-South-East

IC 453 is a Star in the Canis Major constellation. IC 453 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.

The image below is a photograph of IC 453 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 453 - Star in Canis Major star
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DSS2 image of IC 453 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 50m 16s
-16° 56’ 09”
22h 37m 00s
05h 27m 17s

J2000

06h 49m 10s
-16° 54’ 24”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 453 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 453 - Star in Canis Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 453 - Star in Canis Major.

Finder chart IC 453 - Star in Canis Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 453 - Star in Canis Major.

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 453 - Star in Canis Major rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.9°
Max altitude: 21.6°
Azimuth: 253.1°