IC : IC1396

Celestial motion
Date: 2024-02-27
Astronomical night: 19:29 - 05:17 (GMT -5)
IC1396 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk17°332° (Northwest)
SetDawn32°40° (Northeast)
Maximum elevation

05:16

32°

40° (Northeast)

Elevation

IC1396 Celestial motion
Information about IC1396

General information

Cluster with Nebulosity IC1396 has the magnitude of 4 and is placed in Cepheus constellation. The 's apparent sizes are 1.5 angular degrees.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, star cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

Information for observations

2024-02-27 star cluster IC1396 will be visible all night. At 19:29 the object will be placed at northwest, 17° above your horizon, and will be observable until around 05:17 when fade from view as dawn breaks northeast. Maximum elevation, 32° above horizon, will be reached at 05:16, when star cluster will be placed at northeast.
 

IC1396 on the sky map

IC1396 on the sky map
Object type

Cluster with Nebulosity

Alternative names

Constellation

Cepheus

Magnitude

4

Apparent size1.5°
Right ascension21h 39m 0s
Declination57° 29′ 24″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

International Catalogue (IC)

IC1396