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IC 3832 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici

IC 3832 is a Galaxy in the Canes Venatici constellation. IC 3832 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 3832
Galaxy
Canes Venatici
  • IC 3832 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 52° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 16.17, IC 3832 is visible only through long exposure photography.
Available Resources for IC 3832 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Photometric information of IC 3832

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 3832 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).

16.17

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 3832.

23.28 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 3832

The following table reports IC 3832 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 3832 is a visual representation of it.
0.46 arcmin
0.39 arcmin
72°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 3832

The image below is a photograph of IC 3832 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 3832 -  Galaxy in Canes Venatici star
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DSS2 image of IC 3832 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.46 arcmin) and minor (0.39 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 3832 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici morphological classification

IC 3832 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici is classified as according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 3832 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 3832 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 3832 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici, .
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 3832

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 3832 are provided in the following table:

12h 50m 48s
+39° 48’ 37”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3832 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 3832 -  Galaxy in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3832 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici.

Finder chart IC 3832 -  Galaxy in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3832 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici.

Rise ans set times of IC 3832 from your location

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

IC 3832 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici is circumpolar and transits at 10:54 UTC (altitude: 78.3°)