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IC 341 - Nebula in Taurus

Altitude: -15.5°   Azimuth: 346.1°   Direction: North-North-West

IC 341 is a Nebula in the Taurus constellation. IC 341 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 341 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 4.4966666666667x4.4966666666667 degrees (269.8x269.8 arcmins).

Image of IC 341 - Nebula in Taurus star
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DSS2 image of IC 341 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (134.9 arcmin) and minor (134.9 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 341

IC 341
Nebula
Taurus

IC 341 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -15.5°
Azimuth: 346.1°
Direction: North-North-West

See also IC 341 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 341 - Nebula in Taurus

Apparent size of IC 341

The following table reports IC 341 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 341 is a visual representation of it.
134.9 arcmin
134.9 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 341

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 341 are provided in the following table:

03h 40m 55s
+21° 57’ 36”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 341 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 341 - Nebula in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 341 - Nebula in Taurus.

Finder chart IC 341 - Nebula in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 341 - Nebula in Taurus.

Rise and set times of IC 341 from your location

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

Today's IC 341 - Nebula in Taurus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.0°
Max altitude: 60.5°
Azimuth: 292.0°