The Apple Core Nebula (M27)

Image of the Apple Core Nebula
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , the Apple Core Nebula is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:35 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 39° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:16.

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Name The Apple Core Nebula (M27)
Object type Planetary nebula
Other names
The Apple Core Nebula
The Dumbbell Nebula
The Diablo Nebula
The Double-Headed Shot
M27[1]
NGC 6853[2]
Position
Right ascension:19h59m [2]
Declination:+22°43' [2]
Constellation:Vulpecula
Magnitude:7.40 (V) [2]
7.60 (B) [2]
11.79 (J) [2]
10.61 (H) [2]
Distance:383.2 parsec
1249.4 lightyrs [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.20
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-0.52
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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