IC 316 - Galaxy Pair in Perseus
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.
Apparent size of IC 316The 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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 316
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 316 are provided in the following table:
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°.
Rise ans set times of IC 316 from your location
IC 316 - Galaxy Pair in Perseus is circumpolar and transits at 09:11 UTC (altitude: 80.5°)