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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:43  
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IC 960 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes

Altitude: -19.6°   Azimuth: 343.6°   Direction: North-North-West

IC 960 is a Galaxy Pair in the Boötes constellation. IC 960 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 960 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 960 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes star
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DSS2 image of IC 960 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.8 arcmin) and minor (1.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 960

IC 960
Galaxy Pair
Boötes

IC 960 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -19.6°
Azimuth: 343.6°
Direction: North-North-West

See also IC 960 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 960 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes

Apparent size of IC 960

The following table reports IC 960 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 960 is a visual representation of it.
1.8 arcmin
1.8 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 960

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 960 are provided in the following table:

13h 55m 59s
+17° 30’ 20”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 960 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 960 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes star
Simplified finder chart for IC 960 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes.

Finder chart IC 960 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes star
Simplified finder chart for IC 960 - Galaxy Pair in Boötes.

Rise and set times of IC 960 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 960 - 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: 72.5°
Max altitude: 56.0°
Azimuth: 287.5°