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IC 316 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy

IC 316 NED02 is a Spiral (?) Galaxy in the Perseus constellation. IC 316 NED02 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 316 NED02
Galaxy
Perseus
  • IC 316 NED02 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 31° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 15, IC 316 NED02 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
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Photometric information of IC 316 NED02

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 316 NED02 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
11.5
10.84
10.47

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 NED02.

23.64 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 316 NED02

The following table reports IC 316 NED02 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 316 NED02 is a visual representation of it.
1.06 arcmin
0.79 arcmin
64°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 316 NED02

The image below is a photograph of IC 316 NED02 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 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of IC 316 NED02 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.06 arcmin) and minor (0.79 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 316 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy morphological classification

IC 316 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy is classified as Spiral (?) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 316 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 316 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 316 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy, Spiral (?).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 316 NED02

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 316 NED02 are provided in the following table:

03h 21m 20s
+41° 55’ 54”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 316 NED02 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 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for IC 316 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy.

Finder chart IC 316 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for IC 316 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of IC 316 NED02 from your location

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

IC 316 NED02 - Spiral (?) Galaxy is circumpolar and transits at 03:15 UTC (altitude: 80.5°)