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.
See also NGC 2174 rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 2174The 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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2174
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2174 are provided in the following table:
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°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 2174 from your location
Today's NGC 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) - Nebula in Orion rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):