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TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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IC 752 - Galaxy in Ursa Major

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 26.41°   Az: 54.15°   Direction: North-East

IC 752 is a Galaxy in the Ursa Major constellation. IC 752 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Given its B magnitude of 15.2, IC 752 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

The image below is a photograph of IC 752 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 752 -  Galaxy in Ursa Major star
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DSS2 image of IC 752 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.58 arcmin) and minor (0.43 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

12h 00m 30s
+42° 25’ 48”
17h 18m 20s
05h 18m 51s

J2000

11h 59m 15s
+42° 34’ 00”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 752 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 752 -  Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 752 - Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Finder chart IC 752 -  Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 752 - Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 752 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

15.2
13.28
12.57
12.41

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 752.

22.8 mag/arcsec2

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 752 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 752 is a visual representation of it.
0.58 arcmin
0.43 arcmin
91°

Morphological Classification

IC 752 - Galaxy in Ursa Major is classified as according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 752 - Galaxy in Ursa Major in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 752 - Galaxy in Ursa Major
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 752 - Galaxy in Ursa Major, .
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Rise and Set Times

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

IC 752 - Galaxy in Ursa Major is circumpolar and transits at 15:49 UTC (altitude: 81.0°)