We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
Help keep this site free and ads-free: donate now!
public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

IC 917 - Star in Ursa Major

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 68.4°   Azimuth: 295.3°   Direction: West-North-West

IC 917 is a Star in the Ursa Major constellation. IC 917 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 917 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 917 - Star in Ursa Major star
/>
DSS2 image of IC 917 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 917

IC 917
Star
Ursa Major

IC 917 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: 68.4°
Azimuth: 295.3°
Direction: West-North-West

See also IC 917 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 917 - Star in Ursa Major

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 917

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 917 are provided in the following table:

13h 42m 30s
+55° 38’ 12”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 917 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 917 - Star in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 917 - Star in Ursa Major.

Finder chart IC 917 - Star in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 917 - Star in Ursa Major.

Rise and set times of IC 917 from your location

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

IC 917 - Star in Ursa Major is circumpolar and transits at 20:00 UTC (altitude: 85.8°)