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.
Apparent size of IC 2966The 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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2966
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2966 are provided in the following table:
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°.
Rise ans set times of IC 2966 from your location
IC 2966 - Reflection Nebula in Musca is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]