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IC 950 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes

Altitude: 20.5°   Azimuth: 267.6°   Direction: West

IC 950 is a Galaxy Pair in the Boötes constellation. IC 950 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

The image below is a photograph of IC 950 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 950 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes star
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DSS2 image of IC 950 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.8 arcmin) and minor (0.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 950

IC 950
Galaxy Pair
Boötes

IC 950 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 20.5°
Azimuth: 267.6°
Direction: West

See also IC 950 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 950 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes

Apparent size of IC 950

The following table reports IC 950 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 950 is a visual representation of it.
0.8 arcmin
0.8 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 950

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 950 are provided in the following table:

13h 52m 26s
+14° 29’ 22”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 950 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 950 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes star
Simplified finder chart for IC 950 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes.

Finder chart IC 950 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes star
Simplified finder chart for IC 950 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes.

Rise and set times of IC 950 from your location

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

Today's IC 950 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.5°
Max altitude: 53.0°
Azimuth: 284.5°