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NGC 7662 (Copeland's Blue Snowball) - Planetary Nebula in Andromeda

NGC 7662 is a Planetary Nebula in the Andromeda constellation. NGC 7662 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 7662
Planetary Nebula
Andromeda
  • NGC 7662 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 13° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 8.3, NGC 7662 is visible with the help of a binocular with a 40-50mm aperture or a small telescope.
Available Resources for NGC 7662 (Copeland's Blue Snowball) - Planetary Nebula in Andromeda

Photometric information of NGC 7662

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 7662 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).

9.2
8.3

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

Apparent size of NGC 7662

The following table reports NGC 7662 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 7662 is a visual representation of it.
0.28 arcmin
0.28 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 7662

The image below is a photograph of NGC 7662 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 7662 (Copeland's Blue Snowball) - Planetary Nebula in Andromeda star
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DSS2 image of NGC 7662 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.28 arcmin) and minor (0.28 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 7662

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 7662 are provided in the following table:

23h 25m 54s
+42° 32’ 05”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 7662 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 7662 (Copeland's Blue Snowball) - Planetary Nebula in Andromeda star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7662 (Copeland's Blue Snowball) - Planetary Nebula in Andromeda.

Finder chart NGC 7662 (Copeland's Blue Snowball) - Planetary Nebula in Andromeda star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 7662 (Copeland's Blue Snowball) - Planetary Nebula in Andromeda.

Rise ans set times of NGC 7662 from your location

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

NGC 7662 (Copeland's Blue Snowball) - Planetary Nebula in Andromeda is circumpolar and transits at 07:02 UTC (altitude: 81.1°)