We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
A Complete Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Your support keeps us free & ad-free » Donate
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
wb_twilight Astronomical TwilightWhat's Visible Now?
All Constellations »  Carina »  Deep Sky Objects » 

IC 2220 (Toby Jug Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Carina

Altitude: -57.0°   Azimuth: 233.4°   Direction: South-West

IC 2220 is a Reflection Nebula in the Carina constellation. IC 2220 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 2220 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 2220 (Toby Jug Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Carina star
/>
DSS2 image of IC 2220 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (5 arcmin) and minor (5 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 2220

IC 2220
Reflection Nebula
Carina

IC 2220 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -57.0°
Azimuth: 233.4°
Direction: South-West

See also IC 2220 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 2220 (Toby Jug Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Carina

Apparent size of IC 2220

The following table reports IC 2220 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2220 is a visual representation of it.
5 arcmin
5 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2220

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2220 are provided in the following table:

07h 56m 50s
-59° 07’ 32”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2220 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 2220 (Toby Jug Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2220 (Toby Jug Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Carina.

Finder chart IC 2220 (Toby Jug Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Carina star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2220 (Toby Jug Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Carina.

Rise and set times of IC 2220 from your location

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

IC 2220 (Toby Jug Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Carina is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt