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IC 997 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo

Altitude: 31.8°   Azimuth: 202.1°   Direction: South-South-West

IC 997 is a Galaxy Pair in the Virgo constellation. IC 997 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 997 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 997 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
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DSS2 image of IC 997 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.5 arcmin) and minor (1.5 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 997

IC 997
Galaxy Pair
Virgo

IC 997 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 31.8°
Azimuth: 202.1°
Direction: South-South-West

See also IC 997 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 997 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo

Apparent size of IC 997

The following table reports IC 997 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 997 is a visual representation of it.
1.5 arcmin
1.5 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 997

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 997 are provided in the following table:

14h 19m 59s
-04° 27’ 05”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 997 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 997 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 997 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo.

Finder chart IC 997 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 997 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo.

Rise and set times of IC 997 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 997 - Galaxy Pair in Virgo 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: 94.5°
Max altitude: 34.1°
Azimuth: 265.5°