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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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NGC 2149 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros

Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:17 | Tran: 13:26 | Set: 18:34
Altitude: -5.0°   Azimuth: 260.6°   Direction: West

NGC 2149 is a Reflection Nebula in the Monoceros constellation. NGC 2149 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 NGC 2149 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 NGC 2149 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2149 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3 arcmin) and minor (2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 2149

NGC 2149
Reflection Nebula
Monoceros

NGC 2149 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: -5.0°
Azimuth: 260.6°
Direction: West

See also NGC 2149 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 2149 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros

Apparent size of NGC 2149

The following table reports NGC 2149 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2149 is a visual representation of it.
3 arcmin
2 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2149

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2149 are provided in the following table:

06h 03m 30s
-09° 43’ 50”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2149 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 NGC 2149 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2149 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros.

Finder chart NGC 2149 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2149 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros.

Rise and set times of NGC 2149 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2149 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.7°
Max altitude: 28.8°
Azimuth: 260.3°