IC 400 - Galaxy in Lepus
IC 400 is a Galaxy in the Lepus constellation. IC 400 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.
See also IC 400 rise and set times.
Given its B magnitude of 16.7, IC 400 is visible only through long exposure photography.
Photometric information of IC 400
The following table lists the magnitude of IC 400 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).
For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 400
The image below is a photograph of IC 400 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 400
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 400 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 400 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of IC 400 from your location
Today's IC 400 - Galaxy in Lepus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):