Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Please donate now to help keep TheSkyLive ads-free. This site cannot run without your voluntary donations.
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

IC 415 - Galaxy in Lepus

IC 415 is a Galaxy in the Lepus constellation. IC 415 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.

IC 415
Galaxy
Lepus
  • IC 415 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 15.45, IC 415 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 415 - Galaxy in Lepus

Photometric information of IC 415

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 415 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).

15.45
12.41
11.76
11.44

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

Apparent size of IC 415

The following table reports IC 415 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 415 is a visual representation of it.
0.76 arcmin
0.58 arcmin
148°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 415

The image below is a photograph of IC 415 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 415 - Galaxy in Lepus star
/>
DSS2 image of IC 415 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.76 arcmin) and minor (0.58 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 415

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 415 are provided in the following table:

05h 21m 21s
-15° 32’ 33”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 415 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 415 - Galaxy in Lepus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 415 - Galaxy in Lepus.

Finder chart IC 415 - Galaxy in Lepus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 415 - Galaxy in Lepus.

Rise ans set times of IC 415 from your location

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

Today's IC 415 - Galaxy in Lepus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.5°
Max altitude: 23.0°
Azimuth: 254.5°
IC 415 - Galaxy in Lepus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom