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IC 3426 - Star in Coma Berenices

Altitude: 50.7°   Azimuth: 199.8°   Direction: South-South-West

IC 3426 is a Star in the Coma Berenices constellation. IC 3426 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

IC 3426
Coma Berenices

IC 3426 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 50.7°
Azimuth: 199.8°
Direction: South-South-West

See also IC 3426 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 14.9, IC 3426 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 3426 - Star in Coma Berenices

Photometric information of IC 3426

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 3426 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).


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

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 3426

The image below is a photograph of IC 3426 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 3426 - Star in Coma Berenices star
DSS2 image of IC 3426 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 3426

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 3426 are provided in the following table:

12h 30m 01s
+13° 35’ 53”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3426 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 3426 - Star in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3426 - Star in Coma Berenices.

Finder chart IC 3426 - Star in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3426 - Star in Coma Berenices.

Rise ans set times of IC 3426 from your location

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

Today's IC 3426 - Star in Coma Berenices rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 76.4°
Max altitude: 52.1°
Azimuth: 283.6°