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IC 316 NED01 - Galaxy in Perseus

Altitude: 22.8°   Azimuth: 309.5°   Direction: North-West

IC 316 NED01 is a Galaxy in the Perseus constellation. IC 316 NED01 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 316 NED01 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 316 NED01 - Galaxy in Perseus star
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DSS2 image of IC 316 NED01 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.45 arcmin) and minor (0.17 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 316 NED01

IC 316 NED01
Galaxy
Perseus

IC 316 NED01 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 22.8°
Azimuth: 309.5°
Direction: North-West

See also IC 316 NED01 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 15.26, IC 316 NED01 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 316 NED01 - Galaxy in Perseus

Photometric information of IC 316 NED01

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 316 NED01 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).

15.26

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 316 NED01.

22.28 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 316 NED01

The following table reports IC 316 NED01 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 316 NED01 is a visual representation of it.
0.45 arcmin
0.17 arcmin
116°

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 316 NED01

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 316 NED01 are provided in the following table:

03h 21m 20s
+41° 55’ 44”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 316 NED01 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 316 NED01 - Galaxy in Perseus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 316 NED01 - Galaxy in Perseus.

Finder chart IC 316 NED01 - Galaxy in Perseus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 316 NED01 - Galaxy in Perseus.

Rise and set times of IC 316 NED01 from your location

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

IC 316 NED01 - Galaxy in Perseus is circumpolar and transits at 16:37 UTC (altitude: 80.4°)