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IC 720 - Galaxy Pair

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.

IC 720
Galaxy Pair
Virgo
  • IC 720 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 47° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 720 - Galaxy Pair

Apparent size of IC 720

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 720

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of IC 720 - Galaxy Pair 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 and finder chart of IC 720

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 720 are provided in the following table:

11h 42m 21s
+08° 46’ 04”

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 star
Simplified finder chart for IC 720 - Galaxy Pair.

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

Rise ans set times of IC 720 from your location

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

Today's IC 720 - Galaxy Pair rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.2°
Max altitude: 47.3°
Azimuth: 278.8°
IC 720 - Galaxy Pair is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom