The dark nebula B 31

Image of B 31
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , B 31 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:53 (PDT) – 4 hours and 17 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 27° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:46.

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Name B 31
Object Type Dark Nebula
Position
Constellation:Orion
Right ascension:05h32m [1]
Declination:+12°45' [1]

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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