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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:53 
Transit: 12:55 
Sunset: 20:59
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

IC 968 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo

Altitude: 33.2°   Azimuth: 157.0°   Direction: South-South-East

IC 968 is a Galaxy Pair in the Virgo constellation. IC 968 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 968 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 968 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
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DSS2 image of IC 968 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.1 arcmin) and minor (1.1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 968

IC 968
Galaxy Pair
Virgo

IC 968 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: 33.2°
Azimuth: 157.0°
Direction: South-South-East

See also IC 968 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 968 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo

Apparent size of IC 968

The following table reports IC 968 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 968 is a visual representation of it.
1.1 arcmin
1.1 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 968

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 968 are provided in the following table:

14h 00m 37s
-02° 54’ 27”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 968 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 968 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 968 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo.

Finder chart IC 968 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 968 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo.

Rise and set times of IC 968 from your location

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

Today's IC 968 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.9°
Max altitude: 35.6°
Azimuth: 267.1°