IC 1396 - Star Cluster + Nebula
IC 1396 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Cepheus constellation. IC 1396 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
Apparent size of IC 1396The following table reports IC 1396 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1396 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 1396
The image below is a photograph of IC 1396 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 0.46666666666667x0.46666666666667 degrees (28x28 arcmins).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1396
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1396 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1396 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of IC 1396 from your location
IC 1396 - Star Cluster + Nebula is circumpolar and transits at 16:54 UTC (altitude: 84.0°)