The Parrot's Head Nebula (Dark Nebula)

Image of Parrot's Head Nebula
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Parrot's Head Nebula is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 16° above the horizon.

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Name Parrot's Head Nebula
Object Type Dark Nebula
Other Names
B 87[1]
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Right ascension:18h04m [1]
Declination:-32°29' [1]
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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