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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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IC 5076 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 14.40°   Az: 334.10°   Direction: North-North-West

IC 5076 is a Reflection Nebula in the Cygnus constellation. IC 5076 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 5076 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 5076 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus star
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DSS2 image of IC 5076 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (7 arcmin) and minor (7 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

20h 56m 22s
+47° 29’ 25”
09h 24m 54s
06h 21m 17s

J2000

20h 55m 32s
+47° 23’ 44”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5076 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 5076 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5076 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus.

Finder chart IC 5076 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5076 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus.

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 5076 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5076 is a visual representation of it.
7 arcmin
7 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

IC 5076 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus is circumpolar and transits at 00:43 UTC (altitude: 86.0°)