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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 406
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 406 are provided in the following table:
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°.
Rise ans set times of IC 406 from your location
IC 406 - Other Classification is circumpolar and transits at 07:48 UTC (altitude: 78.4°)