IC 1166 - Galaxy Pair in Corona Borealis
IC 1166 is a Galaxy Pair in the Corona Borealis constellation. IC 1166 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
Apparent size of IC 1166The following table reports IC 1166 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1166 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1166
The image below is a photograph of IC 1166 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1166
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1166 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1166 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.