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IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula

IC 349 is a Reflection Nebula in the Taurus constellation. IC 349 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.

IC 349
Reflection Nebula
Taurus
Available Resources for IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula

Apparent size of IC 349

The following table reports IC 349 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 349 is a visual representation of it.
25.7 arcmin
25.7 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 349

The image below is a photograph of IC 349 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 0.85666666666667x0.85666666666667 degrees (51.4x51.4 arcmins).

Image of IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula star
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DSS2 image of IC 349 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (25.7 arcmin) and minor (25.7 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 349

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 349 are provided in the following table:

03h 46m 19s
+23° 56’ 23”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 349 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 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula.

Finder chart IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula.

Rise ans set times of IC 349 from your location

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

Today's IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.1°
Max altitude: 62.5°
Azimuth: 293.9°
IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom