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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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IC 3866 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices

Altitude: 29.4°   Azimuth: 269.6°   Direction: West

IC 3866 is a Galaxy Pair in the Coma Berenices constellation. IC 3866 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 3866 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 3866 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices star
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DSS2 image of IC 3866 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.6 arcmin) and minor (0.6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 3866

IC 3866
Galaxy Pair
Coma Berenices

IC 3866 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 29.4°
Azimuth: 269.6°
Direction: West

See also IC 3866 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 3866 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices

Apparent size of IC 3866

The following table reports IC 3866 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 3866 is a visual representation of it.
0.6 arcmin
0.6 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 3866

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 3866 are provided in the following table:

12h 54m 15s
+22° 21’ 42”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3866 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 3866 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3866 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices.

Finder chart IC 3866 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3866 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices.

Rise and set times of IC 3866 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 3866 - Galaxy Pair in Coma Berenices 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: 67.6°
Max altitude: 60.9°
Azimuth: 292.4°