Location:
Weather for Apr 23 Night
Clouds Seeing

Waning Crescent
05:50 17:47
Astro Photography Tool - your Swiss army knife for your astro imaging sessions
OPT - The Telescope Authority
Last visited objects: IC 1561

Build and share your astrophotographer profile for free!

Be the first to share your astrophotograph for IC 1561!

Upload Your Astrophotography

Galaxy IC 1561

Galaxy in Cetus constellation (The Whale). Also known as ESO 474-8, AM 0036-243, MCG -4-2-29, PGC 2305.
My list Reminder

Data Sheet

1.2' x 30''
14.1
13.4
0h 38m 32s
-24º 20' 25''
0.0130
SBb - Barred Spiral
179 M light years

Telescope Simulator

Eyepiece Camera Off
Re-center

Hourly Elevation

Apr 23
Maximum elevation at 12:39 hours

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing at
Early December

What's in Ashburn's Sky Tonight?

  • Planets
  • Asterismsby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Dark Nebulaeby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Diffuse Nebulaeby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Galaxiesby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Galaxy Clustersby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Globular Clustersby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Nebulaeby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Open Clustersby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Planetary Nebulaeby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Supernovaeby: magnitude size rise transit