The dark nebula B 51

Image of B 51
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , B 51 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 17° from it.

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Name B 51
Object Type Dark Nebula
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Right ascension:17h04m [1]
Declination:-22°15' [1]

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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