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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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IC 2177 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros

Below the horizon.  Rise: 7:32 | Tran: 12:37 | Set: 17:41
Altitude: -25.3°   Azimuth: 285.7°   Direction: West-North-West

IC 2177 is a Reflection Nebula in the Monoceros constellation. IC 2177 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

The image below is a photograph of IC 2177 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 0.6667x0.6667 degrees (40.00x40.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 2177 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros star
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DSS2 image of IC 2177 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (20 arcmin) and minor (20 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Apparent Coordinates

07h 05m 46s
-10° 30’ 33”
07h 49m 39s

J2000 Coordinates

07h 04m 36s
-10° 28’ 15”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2177 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 2177 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2177 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros.

Finder chart IC 2177 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2177 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros.

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 2177 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2177 is a visual representation of it.
20 arcmin
20 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 2177 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 100.5°
Max altitude: 28.0°
Azimuth: 259.5°