IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Taurus
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.
Apparent size of IC 349The 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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 349
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 349 are provided in the following table:
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°.
Rise ans set times of IC 349 from your location
Today's IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Taurus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):