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IC 359A - Reflection Nebula in Taurus

IC 359A is a Reflection Nebula in the Taurus constellation. IC 359A is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 359A
Reflection Nebula
Taurus
  • IC 359A is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 56° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 359A - Reflection Nebula in Taurus

Apparent size of IC 359A

The following table reports IC 359A apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 359A is a visual representation of it.
15 arcmin
10 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 359A

The image below is a photograph of IC 359A 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 359A - Reflection Nebula in Taurus star
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DSS2 image of IC 359A in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (15 arcmin) and minor (10 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 359A

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 359A are provided in the following table:

04h 18m 41s
+28° 17’ 23”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 359A 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 359A - Reflection Nebula in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 359A - Reflection Nebula in Taurus.

Finder chart IC 359A - Reflection Nebula in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 359A - Reflection Nebula in Taurus.

Rise ans set times of IC 359A from your location

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

Today's IC 359A - 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):

Azimuth: 61.7°
Max altitude: 66.8°
Azimuth: 298.3°
IC 359A - Reflection Nebula in Taurus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom