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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:48  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
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IC 351 - Planetary Nebula in Perseus

Altitude: 4.1°   Azimuth: 326.5°   Direction: North-North-West

IC 351 is a Planetary Nebula in the Perseus constellation. IC 351 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 351
Planetary Nebula
Perseus

IC 351 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 4.1°
Azimuth: 326.5°
Direction: North-North-West

See also IC 351 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 11.9, IC 351 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 8 inches (200mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 351 - Planetary Nebula in Perseus

Photometric information of IC 351

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 351 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

12.4
11.9
13.01
12.82
12.18

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of IC 351

The following table reports IC 351 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 351 is a visual representation of it.
0.12 arcmin
0.12 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 351

The image below is a photograph of IC 351 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).

Image of IC 351 - Planetary Nebula in Perseus star
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DSS2 image of IC 351 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.12 arcmin) and minor (0.12 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 351

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 351 are provided in the following table:

03h 47m 32s
+35° 02’ 48”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 351 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 351 - Planetary Nebula in Perseus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 351 - Planetary Nebula in Perseus.

Finder chart IC 351 - Planetary Nebula in Perseus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 351 - Planetary Nebula in Perseus.

Rise ans set times of IC 351 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 351 - Planetary Nebula in Perseus 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: 55.0°
Max altitude: 73.6°
Azimuth: 305.0°