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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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IC 3887 - Double Star in Canes Venatici

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 61.7°   Azimuth: 98.2°   Direction: East

IC 3887 is a Double Star in the Canes Venatici constellation. IC 3887 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 3887 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 3887 - Double Star in Canes Venatici star
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DSS2 image of IC 3887 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 3887

IC 3887
Double Star
Canes Venatici

IC 3887 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 61.7°
Azimuth: 98.2°
Direction: East

See also IC 3887 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 3887 - Double Star in Canes Venatici

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 3887

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 3887 are provided in the following table:

12h 54m 43s
+40° 18’ 16”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3887 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 3887 - Double Star in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3887 - Double Star in Canes Venatici.

Finder chart IC 3887 - Double Star in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3887 - Double Star in Canes Venatici.

Rise and set times of IC 3887 from your location

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

IC 3887 - Double Star in Canes Venatici is circumpolar and transits at 18:52 UTC (altitude: 78.8°)