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IC 406 - Other Classification

IC 406 is a Other Classification in the Auriga constellation. IC 406 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 406
Other Classification
Auriga
  • IC 406 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 68° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 406 - Other Classification

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 406

The image below is a photograph of IC 406 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 406 - Other Classification star
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DSS2 image of IC 406 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 406

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 406 are provided in the following table:

05h 17m 48s
+39° 53’ 09”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 406 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 406 - Other Classification star
Simplified finder chart for IC 406 - Other Classification.

Finder chart IC 406 - Other Classification star
Simplified finder chart for IC 406 - Other Classification.

Rise ans set times of IC 406 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

IC 406 - Other Classification is circumpolar and transits at 07:48 UTC (altitude: 78.4°)