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IC 2117 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado

IC 2117 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Dorado constellation. IC 2117 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 2117
Star Cluster + Nebula
Dorado
Available Resources for IC 2117 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado

Apparent size of IC 2117

The following table reports IC 2117 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2117 is a visual representation of it.
1 arcmin
0.9 arcmin
110°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2117

The image below is a photograph of IC 2117 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 2117 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado star
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DSS2 image of IC 2117 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1 arcmin) and minor (0.9 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2117

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2117 are provided in the following table:

04h 57m 15s
-68° 26’ 29”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2117 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 2117 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2117 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado.

Finder chart IC 2117 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2117 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado.

Rise ans set times of IC 2117 from your location

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

IC 2117 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Dorado is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]