The Dumbbell Nebula (Planetary Nebula)

Image of Dumbbell Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 15 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Dumbbell Nebula is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 15° above the horizon at dusk.

Name Dumbbell Nebula
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
Apple Core Nebula
Diablo Nebula
Double-Headed Shot
M 27
NGC 6853
Position
Constellation:Vulpecula
Brightness (V):Mag 8.1
Right Ascension:19h59m
Declination:+22°43'
Distance:383.2 parsec
1249.4 lightyears
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.18

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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