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 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 18° above the horizon. 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.
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).
For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.
Apparent size of IC 415The 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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 415
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 415 are provided in the following table:
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°.
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
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):