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IC 360 - Nebula in Taurus

Altitude: -12.2°   Azimuth: 5.3°   Direction: North

IC 360 is a Nebula in the Taurus constellation. IC 360 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 360 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 6x6 degrees (360x360 arcmins).

Image of IC 360 - Nebula in Taurus star
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DSS2 image of IC 360 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (180 arcmin) and minor (100 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 360

IC 360
Nebula
Taurus

IC 360 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -12.2°
Azimuth: 5.3°
Direction: North

See also IC 360 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 360 - Nebula in Taurus

Apparent size of IC 360

The following table reports IC 360 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 360 is a visual representation of it.
180 arcmin
100 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 360

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 360 are provided in the following table:

04h 09m 02s
+26° 07’ 52”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 360 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 360 - Nebula in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 360 - Nebula in Taurus.

Finder chart IC 360 - Nebula in Taurus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 360 - Nebula in Taurus.

Rise and set times of IC 360 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 360 - Nebula in Taurus 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: 63.9°
Max altitude: 64.7°
Azimuth: 296.1°