100% mobile compatible
Observatory Parameters
Nov 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
07:46 18:04

Galaxy IC 255 Galaxy in Aries Constellation

Size: 42'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.9 Also known as CGCG 463-12, MCG 3-8-8, PGC 10540

Build and share your astrophotographer profile for free!

Be the first to share your astrophotograph for IC 255!

Upload Your Astrophotography

Telescope Simulator

Check how Galaxy IC 255 would look like through your camera, eyepiece or binoculars.

This tool was designed to check framing, not visual magnitude. Objects will look dimmer on your eyepiece and binoculars.

Camera Eyepiece Binoculars Off
Re-center

Hourly Elevation Nov 19

Galaxy IC 255 as seen from Ashburn
Maximum Elevation º at hrs.
Rise: hrs.   Set: hrs.

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy IC 255 at hours

Data Sheet

21.8
2h 47m 03s
16º 17' 20''
0.0257
SBbc -
353 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 255

Astronomy Quote of the Day

“I believe everyone should have a broad picture of how the Universe operates and our place in it. It is a basic human desire. And it also puts our worries in perspective.” Stephen Hawking
Astronomy Planning Made Easy. Learn more.