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NGC 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) - Nebula in Orion

NGC 2174 is a Nebula in the Orion constellation. NGC 2174 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.

NGC 2174
Nebula
Orion
Available Resources for NGC 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) - Nebula in Orion

Apparent size of NGC 2174

The following table reports NGC 2174 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2174 is a visual representation of it.
40 arcmin
30 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2174

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2174 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 1.3333333333333x1.3333333333333 degrees (80x80 arcmins).

Image of NGC 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) - Nebula in Orion star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2174 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (40 arcmin) and minor (30 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2174

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2174 are provided in the following table:

06h 09m 24s
+20° 39’ 34”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2174 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 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) - Nebula in Orion star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) - Nebula in Orion.

Finder chart NGC 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) - Nebula in Orion star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) - Nebula in Orion.

Rise ans set times of NGC 2174 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) - Nebula in Orion rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.3°
Max altitude: 59.2°
Azimuth: 290.7°
NGC 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) - Nebula in Orion is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom