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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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IC 2088 - Nebula in Taurus

Altitude: 65.1°   Azimuth: 178.4°   Direction: South

IC 2088 is a Nebula in the Taurus constellation. IC 2088 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 2088 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 2088 - Nebula in Taurus star
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DSS2 image of IC 2088 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 2088

IC 2088
Nebula
Taurus

IC 2088 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 65.1°
Azimuth: 178.4°
Direction: South

See also IC 2088 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 2088 - Nebula in Taurus

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2088

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2088 are provided in the following table:

04h 31m 05s
+26° 36’ 25”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2088 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 2088 - Nebula in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2088 - Nebula in Taurus.

Finder chart IC 2088 - Nebula in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2088 - Nebula in Taurus.

Rise and set times of IC 2088 from your location

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

Today's IC 2088 - Nebula in Taurus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.4°
Max altitude: 65.1°
Azimuth: 296.6°