De Mairan's Nebula (Emission)

Image of De Mairan's Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 20 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , De Mairan's Nebula is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:36 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 41° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:36, 43° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 23:14, when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name De Mairan's Nebula
Object Type Emission
Other Names
M 43
NGC 1982
Magnitude:9.00 (V) [2]
9.00 (B) [3]
Right ascension:05h35m [3]
Declination:-05°16' [3]
Distance:490.6 parsec
1599.2 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.55




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