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TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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IC 3669 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 50.80°   Az: 277.26°   Direction: West

IC 3669 is a Other Classification in the Canes Venatici constellation. IC 3669 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Given its B magnitude of 19.07, IC 3669 is visible only through long exposure photography.

The image below is a photograph of IC 3669 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 3669 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici star
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DSS2 image of IC 3669 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.02 arcmin) and minor (0.02 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

12h 42m 46s
+41° 00’ 07”
03h 44m 41s
16h 27m 27s

J2000

12h 41m 35s
+41° 08’ 11”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3669 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 3669 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3669 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici.

Finder chart IC 3669 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3669 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 3669 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).

19.07

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

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 3669 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 3669 is a visual representation of it.
0.02 arcmin
0.02 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

IC 3669 - Other Classification in Canes Venatici is circumpolar and transits at 16:43 UTC (altitude: 79.5°)