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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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IC 3969 - Galaxy Triplet in Coma Berenices

Above the horizon.  Rise: 10:05 | Tran: 17:49 | Set: 1:36
Alt: 24.68°   Az: 89.24°   Direction: East

IC 3969 is a Galaxy Triplet in the Coma Berenices constellation. IC 3969 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 3969 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 3969 - Galaxy Triplet in Coma Berenices star
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DSS2 image of IC 3969 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.8 arcmin) and minor (0.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

13h 00m 45s
+19° 31’ 11”
19h 01m 40s
08h 02m 26s

J2000

12h 59m 32s
+19° 39’ 07”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3969 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 3969 - Galaxy Triplet in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3969 - Galaxy Triplet in Coma Berenices.

Finder chart IC 3969 - Galaxy Triplet in Coma Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3969 - Galaxy Triplet in Coma Berenices.

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 3969 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 3969 is a visual representation of it.
0.8 arcmin
0.8 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 3969 - Galaxy Triplet in Coma Berenices rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.5°
Max altitude: 58.0°
Azimuth: 289.5°