The Crab Nebula (Emission)

Image of Crab Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Crab Nebula is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 20:54, when it rises 24° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:58, 72° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:45, 39° above your western horizon.

Name Crab Nebula
Object Type Emission
Other Names
M 1
NGC 1952
Taurus A
Position
Constellation:Taurus
Brightness (V):Mag 8.4
Right Ascension:05h34m
Declination:+22°01'
Distance:1.9 kpc
6.3 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.03

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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