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IC 3862 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici

IC 3862 is a Galaxy Pair in the Canes Venatici constellation. IC 3862 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 3862
Galaxy Pair
Canes Venatici
  • IC 3862 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 49° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 3862 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici

Apparent size of IC 3862

The following table reports IC 3862 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 3862 is a visual representation of it.
0.9 arcmin
0.9 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 3862

The image below is a photograph of IC 3862 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 3862 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici star
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DSS2 image of IC 3862 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.9 arcmin) and minor (0.9 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 3862

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 3862 are provided in the following table:

12h 53m 53s
+36° 05’ 12”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3862 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 3862 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3862 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici.

Finder chart IC 3862 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3862 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici.

Rise ans set times of IC 3862 from your location

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

Today's IC 3862 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 53.9°
Max altitude: 74.6°
Azimuth: 306.1°
IC 3862 - Galaxy Pair in Canes Venatici is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom