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IC 3668 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici

IC 3668 is a Other Classification in the Canes Venatici constellation. IC 3668 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 3668
Other Classification
Canes Venatici
  • IC 3668 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 49° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 13.13, IC 3668 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 10 inches (250mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 3668 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici

Photometric information of IC 3668

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 3668 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).

13.13

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

Apparent size of IC 3668

The following table reports IC 3668 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 3668 is a visual representation of it.
0.79 arcmin
0.44 arcmin
31°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 3668

The image below is a photograph of IC 3668 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 3668 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici star
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DSS2 image of IC 3668 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.79 arcmin) and minor (0.44 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 3668

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 3668 are provided in the following table:

12h 41m 33s
+41° 07’ 27”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3668 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 3668 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3668 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici.

Finder chart IC 3668 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3668 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici.

Rise ans set times of IC 3668 from your location

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

IC 3668 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici is circumpolar and transits at 10:45 UTC (altitude: 79.6°)