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IC 2966 - Reflection Nebula in Musca

IC 2966 is a Reflection Nebula in the Musca constellation. IC 2966 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 2966
Reflection Nebula
Musca
Available Resources for IC 2966 - Reflection Nebula in Musca

Apparent size of IC 2966

The following table reports IC 2966 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2966 is a visual representation of it.
3 arcmin
2 arcmin
130°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2966

The image below is a photograph of IC 2966 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 2966 - Reflection Nebula in Musca star
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DSS2 image of IC 2966 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3 arcmin) and minor (2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2966

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2966 are provided in the following table:

11h 50m 13s
-64° 52’ 23”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2966 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 2966 - Reflection Nebula in Musca star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2966 - Reflection Nebula in Musca.

Finder chart IC 2966 - Reflection Nebula in Musca star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2966 - Reflection Nebula in Musca.

Rise ans set times of IC 2966 from your location

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

IC 2966 - Reflection Nebula in Musca is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]