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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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IC 3426 - Star in Coma Berenices

Below the horizon.  Rise: 10:53 | Tran: 18:01 | Set: 1:14
Altitude: -19.1°   Azimuth: 326.5°   Direction: North-North-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. 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.

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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 3426 - Star in Coma Berenices star
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DSS2 image of IC 3426 in the Red band.

Apparent Coordinates

12h 31m 15s
+13° 27’ 46”

J2000 Coordinates

12h 30m 01s
+13° 35’ 53”

Finder Chart

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.

Photometric Information

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).

15.1
14.9
13.28
12.88
12.81

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

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
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, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

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