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IC 348 Facts

IC 348 is a star-forming nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 1,028 Ly light years away in the constellation of Perseus.

It is also referred to as IC348 which is short for Index Catalogue number 348. The Index Catalogue is an update to the earlier NGC catalogue.

The Star-Forming Nebula's location is 03:44:34 (R.A.) and +32:09.8 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 7.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye from Earth, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File

NameIC 348
TypeStar-Forming Nebula
Index Catalogue IdIC348
Right Ascension03:44:34
Distance (Lt.Yr)1,028 Ly
Visual / Apparent Magnitude7.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes

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