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IC 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major

IC 926 is a Elliptical Galaxy in the Ursa Major constellation. IC 926 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 926
Galaxy
Ursa Major
  • IC 926 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 24° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 17.46, IC 926 is visible only through long exposure photography.
Available Resources for IC 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major

Photometric information of IC 926

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 926 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).

17.46

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

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 926.

24.01 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 926

The following table reports IC 926 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 926 is a visual representation of it.
0.35 arcmin
0.18 arcmin
94°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 926

The image below is a photograph of IC 926 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 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major star
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DSS2 image of IC 926 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.35 arcmin) and minor (0.18 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major morphological classification

IC 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major is classified as Elliptical (E) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 926

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 926 are provided in the following table:

13h 43m 38s
+55° 37’ 53”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 926 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 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Finder chart IC 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Rise ans set times of IC 926 from your location

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

IC 926 - Elliptical Galaxy in Ursa Major is circumpolar and transits at 11:15 UTC (altitude: 85.8°)