IC 3893
DSS image of IC 3893
Overlaid DSS image of IC 3893, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around IC 3893
PGC 2132124, SDSS J125507.44+383725.8, 2MASS J12550743+3837263

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  15.7
Size  0.81' x 0.14' @ 75°
Right Ascension  12h 55' 7.4"  (2000)
Declination  38° 37' 26" N
Constellation  Canes Venatici
Description  vF, S, iF, N
Observing Notes

Harold Corwin

IC 3893 is marked on the print of the original plate 3.5 arcmin north of Wolf's published position. Since other of the nebulae in this list are also off by the same amount (e.g. IC 3919), I think that the discrepancy represents a digit error in Wolf's y-axis measurement. The galaxy is the largest of three, and there is a faint star just to the northwest of the middle galaxy. The other galaxies are just northwest of I3893, but only one is (faintly) visible on Wolf's plate.
IC Notes by Harold Corwin
Other Data Sources for IC 3893
Nearby objects for IC 3893

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IC 3893