IC 436 - Galaxy in Auriga
IC 436 is a Galaxy in the Auriga constellation. IC 436 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 436
The image below is a photograph of IC 436 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 436
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 436 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 436 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 436 from your location
IC 436 - Galaxy in Auriga is circumpolar and transits at 12:21 UTC (altitude: 77.1°)