The dark nebula B 81

Image of B 81
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , B 81 is visible between 00:22 and 02:33. It will become accessible around 00:22, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your southern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 01:27, 23° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:33 when it sinks below 22° above your southern horizon.

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Name B 81
Object Type Dark Nebula
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Right ascension:17h38m [1]
Declination:-23°55' [1]

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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