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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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IC 463 - Galaxy in Lynx

Altitude: 24.6°   Azimuth: 321.2°   Direction: North-West

IC 463 is a Galaxy in the Lynx constellation. IC 463 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 463 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 463 - Galaxy in Lynx star
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DSS2 image of IC 463 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.28 arcmin) and minor (0.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 463

IC 463
Galaxy
Lynx

IC 463 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 24.6°
Azimuth: 321.2°
Direction: North-West

See also IC 463 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 463 - Galaxy in Lynx

Apparent size of IC 463

The following table reports IC 463 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 463 is a visual representation of it.
0.28 arcmin
0.2 arcmin
95°

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 463

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 463 are provided in the following table:

07h 11m 00s
+50° 07’ 03”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 463 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 463 - Galaxy in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for IC 463 - Galaxy in Lynx.

Finder chart IC 463 - Galaxy in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for IC 463 - Galaxy in Lynx.

Rise and set times of IC 463 from your location

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

IC 463 - Galaxy in Lynx is circumpolar and transits at 20:14 UTC (altitude: 88.6°)