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IC 142 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum

IC 142 is a HII Ionized region in the Triangulum constellation. IC 142 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 142
HII Ionized region
Triangulum
  • IC 142 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 14.2, IC 142 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.
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Photometric information of IC 142

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 142 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).

11.3
14.2

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

Apparent size of IC 142

The following table reports IC 142 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 142 is a visual representation of it.
0.5 arcmin
0.5 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 142

The image below is a photograph of IC 142 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 142 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum star
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DSS2 image of IC 142 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.5 arcmin) and minor (0.5 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 142

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 142 are provided in the following table:

01h 33m 56s
+30° 45’ 28”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 142 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 142 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum star
Simplified finder chart for IC 142 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum.

Finder chart IC 142 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum star
Simplified finder chart for IC 142 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum.

Rise ans set times of IC 142 from your location

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

Today's IC 142 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.2°
Max altitude: 69.3°
Azimuth: 300.8°
IC 142 - HII Ionized region in Triangulum is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom