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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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IC 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Above the horizon.  Rise: 8:59 | Tran: 19:43 | Set: 6:30
Altitude: 14.6°   Azimuth: 312.3°   Direction: North-West

IC 4043 is a Barred Spiral Galaxy in the Canes Venatici constellation. IC 4043 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 4043 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 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici star
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DSS2 image of IC 4043 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.98 arcmin) and minor (0.3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 4043

IC 4043
Galaxy
Canes Venatici

IC 4043 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 14.6°
Azimuth: 312.3°
Direction: North-West

See also IC 4043 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 16.5, IC 4043 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for IC 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Photometric information of IC 4043

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 4043 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).

16.5

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 4043.

24.09 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 4043

The following table reports IC 4043 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4043 is a visual representation of it.
0.98 arcmin
0.3 arcmin
160°

IC 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici morphological classification

IC 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici is classified as Barred Spiral (Bd) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici, Barred Spiral (Bd).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4043

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4043 are provided in the following table:

13h 00m 34s
+37° 04’ 18”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4043 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 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici.

Finder chart IC 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici.

Rise and set times of IC 4043 from your location

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

Today's IC 4043 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.9°
Max altitude: 75.6°
Azimuth: 307.1°