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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Taurus

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:55 | Tran: 9:13 | Set: 17:26
Alt: 58.75°   Az: 215.84°   Direction: South-West

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.

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 0.8567x0.8567 degrees (51.40x51.40 arcmins).

Image of IC 349 (Barnard's Merope Nebula) - Reflection Nebula in Taurus 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

Apparent

03h 47m 47s
+24° 00’ 52”
01h 17m 41s
05h 05m 29s

J2000

03h 46m 19s
+23° 56’ 23”

Finder Chart

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

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

Apparent Size

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

Rise and Set Times

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

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

Azimuth: 66.0°
Max altitude: 62.5°
Azimuth: 294.0°