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IC 436 - Galaxy

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.

IC 436
Galaxy
Auriga
  • IC 436 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 77° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 436 - Galaxy

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).

Image of IC 436 - Galaxy star
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DSS2 image of IC 436 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 436

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 436 are provided in the following table:

05h 53m 39s
+38° 37’ 29”

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°.

Finder chart IC 436 - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for IC 436 - Galaxy.

Finder chart IC 436 - Galaxy star
Simplified finder chart for IC 436 - Galaxy.

Rise ans set times of IC 436 from your location

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

IC 436 - Galaxy is circumpolar and transits at 08:24 UTC (altitude: 77.1°)