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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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NGC 2182 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros

Above the horizon.  Rise: 8:10 | Tran: 13:36 | Set: 19:02
Altitude: 31.5°   Azimuth: 192.0°   Direction: South-South-West

NGC 2182 is a Reflection Nebula in the Monoceros constellation. NGC 2182 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 2182 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 2182 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2182 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 2182

NGC 2182
Reflection Nebula
Monoceros

NGC 2182 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: 31.5°
Azimuth: 192.0°
Direction: South-South-West

See also NGC 2182 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 9, NGC 2182 is visible with the help of a binocular with a 60-70mm aperture or a small telescope.

Available Resources for NGC 2182 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros

Photometric information of NGC 2182

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 2182 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

9

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of NGC 2182

The following table reports NGC 2182 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2182 is a visual representation of it.
3 arcmin
2 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2182

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2182 are provided in the following table:

06h 09m 30s
-06° 19’ 35”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2182 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 2182 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2182 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros.

Finder chart NGC 2182 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2182 - Reflection Nebula in Monoceros.

Rise and set times of NGC 2182 from your location

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

Today's NGC 2182 - 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: 96.3°
Max altitude: 32.2°
Azimuth: 263.7°