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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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IC 720 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo

Above the horizon.  Rise: 10:02 | Tran: 16:44 | Set: 23:25
Alt: 28.82°   Az: 245.41°   Direction: West-South-West

IC 720 is a Galaxy Pair in the Virgo constellation. IC 720 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 720 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 720 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
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DSS2 image of IC 720 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.3 arcmin) and minor (1.3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

11h 43m 37s
+08° 37’ 53”
03h 34m 45s
15h 18m 22s

J2000

11h 42m 21s
+08° 46’ 04”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 720 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 720 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 720 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo.

Finder chart IC 720 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 720 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo.

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 720 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 720 is a visual representation of it.
1.3 arcmin
1.3 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 720 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.4°
Max altitude: 47.2°
Azimuth: 278.6°