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IC 316 - Galaxy Pair

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

IC 316
Galaxy Pair
Perseus
  • IC 316 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 3° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 316 - Galaxy Pair

Apparent size of IC 316

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 316

The image below is a photograph of IC 316 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 - Galaxy Pair star
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DSS2 image of IC 316 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.8 arcmin) and minor (0.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 316

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

03h 21m 20s
+41° 55’ 50”

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

Finder chart IC 316 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for IC 316 - Galaxy Pair.

Rise ans set times of IC 316 from your location

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

IC 316 - Galaxy Pair is circumpolar and transits at 03:27 UTC (altitude: 80.5°)