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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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IC 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra

Above the horizon.  Rise: 16:12 | Tran: 19:08 | Set: 22:04
Altitude: 8.8°   Azimuth: 181.6°   Direction: South

IC 764 is a Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in the Hydra constellation. IC 764 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 764 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 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra star
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DSS2 image of IC 764 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.84 arcmin) and minor (1.14 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 764

IC 764
Galaxy
Hydra

IC 764 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 8.8°
Azimuth: 181.6°
Direction: South

See also IC 764 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 13.03, IC 764 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 10 inches (250mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra

Photometric information of IC 764

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 764 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).

13.03
10.66
10.09
9.71

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 764.

23.93 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 764

The following table reports IC 764 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 764 is a visual representation of it.
4.84 arcmin
1.14 arcmin
177°

IC 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra morphological classification

IC 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra is classified as Intermediate Spiral (SABc) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra, Intermediate Spiral (SABc).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 764

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 764 are provided in the following table:

12h 10m 14s
-29° 44’ 12”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 764 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 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra star
Simplified finder chart for IC 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra.

Finder chart IC 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra star
Simplified finder chart for IC 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra.

Rise and set times of IC 764 from your location

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

Today's IC 764 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Hydra rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 119.7°
Max altitude: 8.8°
Azimuth: 240.3°