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IC 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major

IC 934 is a Spiral Galaxy in the Ursa Major constellation. IC 934 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 934
Galaxy
Ursa Major
  • IC 934 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 23° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 17.38, IC 934 is visible only through long exposure photography.
Available Resources for IC 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major

Photometric information of IC 934

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 934 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).

17.38

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 934.

23.7 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 934

The following table reports IC 934 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 934 is a visual representation of it.
0.36 arcmin
0.28 arcmin
174°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 934

The image below is a photograph of IC 934 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 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major star
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DSS2 image of IC 934 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.36 arcmin) and minor (0.28 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major morphological classification

IC 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major is classified as Spiral (SAbc) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major, Spiral (SAbc).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 934

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 934 are provided in the following table:

13h 43m 51s
+55° 39’ 24”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 934 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 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Finder chart IC 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Rise ans set times of IC 934 from your location

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

IC 934 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major is circumpolar and transits at 11:15 UTC (altitude: 85.8°)