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IC 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major

IC 921 is a Elliptical Galaxy in the Ursa Major constellation. IC 921 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 921
Galaxy
Ursa Major
  • IC 921 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 35° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major

Apparent size of IC 921

The following table reports IC 921 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 921 is a visual representation of it.
0.29 arcmin
0.2 arcmin
104°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 921

The image below is a photograph of IC 921 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 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major star
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DSS2 image of IC 921 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.29 arcmin) and minor (0.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major morphological classification

IC 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major is classified as Elliptical (E) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 921

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 921 are provided in the following table:

13h 43m 08s
+55° 39’ 04”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 921 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 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Finder chart IC 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Rise ans set times of IC 921 from your location

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

IC 921 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major is circumpolar and transits at 17:20 UTC (altitude: 85.8°)