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C099 (Coalsack Nebula) - Dark Nebula in Crux

Altitude: -60.4°   Azimuth: 225.3°   Direction: South-West

C099 is a Dark Nebula in the Crux constellation. C099 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of C099 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 C099 (Coalsack Nebula) - Dark Nebula in Crux star
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DSS2 image of C099 in the Red band.

Key facts about C099

C099
Dark Nebula
Crux

C099 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -60.4°
Azimuth: 225.3°
Direction: South-West

See also C099 rise and set times.

Available Resources for C099 (Coalsack Nebula) - Dark Nebula in Crux

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of C099

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of C099 are provided in the following table:

12h 31m 18s
-63° 44’ 35”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of C099 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 C099 (Coalsack Nebula) - Dark Nebula in Crux star
Simplified finder chart for C099 (Coalsack Nebula) - Dark Nebula in Crux.

Finder chart C099 (Coalsack Nebula) - Dark Nebula in Crux star
Simplified finder chart for C099 (Coalsack Nebula) - Dark Nebula in Crux.

Rise and set times of C099 from your location

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

C099 (Coalsack Nebula) - Dark Nebula in Crux is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt