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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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IC 432 - Reflection Nebula in Orion

Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:56 | Tran: 10:47 | Set: 16:38
Alt: -27.38°   Az: 52.88°   Direction: North-East

IC 432 is a Reflection Nebula in the Orion constellation. IC 432 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 432 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 432 - Reflection Nebula in Orion star
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DSS2 image of IC 432 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (10 arcmin) and minor (10 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 42m 10s
-01° 29’ 45”
15h 00m 22s
20h 42m 33s

J2000

05h 40m 55s
-01° 30’ 24”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 432 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 432 - Reflection Nebula in Orion star
Simplified finder chart for IC 432 - Reflection Nebula in Orion.

Finder chart IC 432 - Reflection Nebula in Orion star
Simplified finder chart for IC 432 - Reflection Nebula in Orion.

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 432 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 432 is a visual representation of it.
10 arcmin
10 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 432 - Reflection Nebula in Orion rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.5°
Max altitude: 37.0°
Azimuth: 268.5°