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IC 2036 - Galaxy in Eridanus

Altitude: -1.3°   Azimuth: 184.0°   Direction: South

IC 2036 is a Galaxy in the Eridanus constellation. IC 2036 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 2036 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).

Image of IC 2036 -  Galaxy in Eridanus star
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DSS2 image of IC 2036 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.12 arcmin) and minor (0.73 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 2036

IC 2036
Galaxy
Eridanus

IC 2036 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -1.3°
Azimuth: 184.0°
Direction: South

See also IC 2036 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 14.47, IC 2036 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 2036 - Galaxy in Eridanus

Photometric information of IC 2036

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2036 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

14.47
11.26
10.77
10.33

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 2036.

23.03 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 2036

The following table reports IC 2036 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2036 is a visual representation of it.
1.12 arcmin
0.73 arcmin
84°

IC 2036 - Galaxy in Eridanus morphological classification

IC 2036 - Galaxy in Eridanus is classified as according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 2036 - Galaxy in Eridanus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 2036 - Galaxy in Eridanus
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 2036 - Galaxy in Eridanus, .
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2036

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2036 are provided in the following table:

04h 09m 55s
-39° 41’ 18”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2036 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart IC 2036 -  Galaxy in Eridanus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2036 - Galaxy in Eridanus.

Finder chart IC 2036 -  Galaxy in Eridanus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2036 - Galaxy in Eridanus.

Rise and set times of IC 2036 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

IC 2036 - Galaxy in Eridanus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt