100% mobile compatible
Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Galaxy IC 879 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 1.2' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as IC 4222, ESO 508-47, MCG -4-31-52, PGC 46479

Build and share your astrophotographer profile for free!

Be the first to share your astrophotograph for IC 879!

Upload Your Astrophotography

Telescope Simulator

Check how Galaxy IC 879 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 Jan 20

Galaxy IC 879 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Maximum Elevation º at hrs.
Rise: hrs.   Set: hrs.

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy IC 879 at hours

Data Sheet

22.4
13h 19m 40s
-27º 25' 45''
0.0080
SBab -
110 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 879

Astronomy Quote of the Day

“If somebody had said before the flight, "Are you going to get carried away looking at the Earth from the moon?" I would have say, "No, no way." But yet when I first looked back at the Earth, standing on the moon, I cried.” Alan Shepard, Astronaut
Astronomy Planning Made Easy. Learn more.