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IC 443 (Gem A) - Supernova Remnant

IC 443 is a Supernova Remnant in the Gemini constellation. IC 443 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 443
Supernova Remnant
Gemini
  • IC 443 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 21° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 12, IC 443 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 8 inches (200mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 443 (Gem A) - Supernova Remnant

Photometric information of IC 443

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 443 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).

12

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

Apparent size of IC 443

The following table reports IC 443 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 443 is a visual representation of it.
50 arcmin
40 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 443

The image below is a photograph of IC 443 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 1.6666666666667x1.6666666666667 degrees (100x100 arcmins).

Image of IC 443 (Gem A) - Supernova Remnant star
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DSS2 image of IC 443 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (50 arcmin) and minor (40 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 443

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 443 are provided in the following table:

06h 16m 36s
+22° 31’ 54”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 443 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 443 (Gem A) - Supernova Remnant star
Simplified finder chart for IC 443 (Gem A) - Supernova Remnant.

Finder chart IC 443 (Gem A) - Supernova Remnant star
Simplified finder chart for IC 443 (Gem A) - Supernova Remnant.

Rise ans set times of IC 443 from your location

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

Today's IC 443 (Gem A) - Supernova Remnant rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 67.5°
Max altitude: 61.1°
Azimuth: 292.5°
IC 443 (Gem A) - Supernova Remnant is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom