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NGC 896 - Nebula in Cassiopeia

NGC 896 is a Nebula in the Cassiopeia constellation. NGC 896 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 896
Nebula
Cassiopeia
  • NGC 896 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 25° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 896 - Nebula in Cassiopeia

Apparent size of NGC 896

The following table reports NGC 896 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 896 is a visual representation of it.
10 arcmin
10 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 896

The image below is a photograph of NGC 896 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 896 - Nebula in Cassiopeia star
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DSS2 image of NGC 896 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (10 arcmin) and minor (10 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 896

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 896 are provided in the following table:

02h 25m 27s
+62° 01’ 09”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 896 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 896 - Nebula in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 896 - Nebula in Cassiopeia.

Finder chart NGC 896 - Nebula in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 896 - Nebula in Cassiopeia.

Rise ans set times of NGC 896 from your location

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

NGC 896 - Nebula in Cassiopeia is circumpolar and transits at 21:10 UTC (altitude: 79.5°)