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IC 424

Proper NameNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumberIC 424
Right Ascension5h 33m 38s
Declination-0° 24' 48"
Distance554 light years
170 parsecs (approximate)*
DimensionsApparent: 2' x 1'
Actual: c. 0.3 light years
Optimum VisibilityDecember / January

Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas

* Data providing a specific distance to this nebula is not available; the estimated distance value given here is for the nearby similar nebula IC 426. IC 424 likely lies at a comparable distance from the Sun, but the value shown is necessarily highly approximate.