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IC 802 - Star

IC 802 is a Star in the Draco constellation. IC 802 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

IC 802
  • IC 802 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 54° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 802 - Star

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 802

The image below is a photograph of IC 802 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 802 - Star star
DSS2 image of IC 802 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 802

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 802 are provided in the following table:

12h 35m 57s
+74° 18’ 04”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 802 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 802 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for IC 802 - Star.

Finder chart IC 802 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for IC 802 - Star.

Rise ans set times of IC 802 from your location

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

IC 802 - Star is circumpolar and transits at 15:13 UTC (altitude: 67.2°)