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IC 2872 - Nebula in Centaurus

IC 2872 is a Nebula in the Centaurus constellation. IC 2872 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 2872
Nebula
Centaurus
Available Resources for IC 2872 - Nebula in Centaurus

Apparent size of IC 2872

The following table reports IC 2872 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2872 is a visual representation of it.
15.14 arcmin
6.03 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2872

The image below is a photograph of IC 2872 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 0.50466666666667x0.50466666666667 degrees (30.28x30.28 arcmins).

Image of IC 2872 - Nebula in Centaurus star
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DSS2 image of IC 2872 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (15.14 arcmin) and minor (6.03 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2872

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2872 are provided in the following table:

11h 28m 08s
-62° 59’ 20”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2872 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 2872 - Nebula in Centaurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2872 - Nebula in Centaurus.

Finder chart IC 2872 - Nebula in Centaurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2872 - Nebula in Centaurus.

Rise ans set times of IC 2872 from your location

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

IC 2872 - Nebula in Centaurus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]