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IC 417 - HII Ionized region

IC 417 is a HII Ionized region in the Auriga constellation. IC 417 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 417
HII Ionized region
Auriga
  • IC 417 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 65° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 417 - HII Ionized region

Apparent size of IC 417

The following table reports IC 417 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 417 is a visual representation of it.
13 arcmin
10 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 417

The image below is a photograph of IC 417 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 0.43333333333333x0.43333333333333 degrees (26x26 arcmins).

Image of IC 417 - HII Ionized region star
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DSS2 image of IC 417 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (13 arcmin) and minor (10 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 417

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 417 are provided in the following table:

05h 28m 05s
+34° 25’ 26”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 417 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 417 - HII Ionized region star
Simplified finder chart for IC 417 - HII Ionized region.

Finder chart IC 417 - HII Ionized region star
Simplified finder chart for IC 417 - HII Ionized region.

Rise ans set times of IC 417 from your location

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

Today's IC 417 - HII Ionized region rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 55.6°
Max altitude: 72.9°
Azimuth: 304.4°
IC 417 - HII Ionized region is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom