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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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IC 3819 - Galaxy in Corvus

Altitude: -44.6°   Azimuth: 312.8°   Direction: North-West

IC 3819 is a Galaxy in the Corvus constellation. IC 3819 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.

The image below is a photograph of IC 3819 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 3819 - Galaxy in Corvus star
DSS2 image of IC 3819 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.56 arcmin) and minor (0.45 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 3819

IC 3819

IC 3819 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -44.6°
Azimuth: 312.8°
Direction: North-West

See also IC 3819 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 16.36, IC 3819 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for IC 3819 - Galaxy in Corvus

Photometric information of IC 3819

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 3819 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.

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 3819.

23.61 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 3819

The following table reports IC 3819 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 3819 is a visual representation of it.
0.56 arcmin
0.45 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 3819

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 3819 are provided in the following table:

12h 50m 16s
-14° 22’ 50”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3819 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 3819 - Galaxy in Corvus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3819 - Galaxy in Corvus.

Finder chart IC 3819 - Galaxy in Corvus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3819 - Galaxy in Corvus.

Rise and set times of IC 3819 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 3819 - Galaxy in Corvus 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: 104.4°
Max altitude: 24.1°
Azimuth: 255.6°