IC 446 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Monoceros
IC 446 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Monoceros constellation. IC 446 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.
Apparent size of IC 446The following table reports IC 446 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 446 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 446
The image below is a photograph of IC 446 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 446
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 446 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 446 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.