The Dumbbell Nebula (Planetary Nebula)

Image of Dumbbell Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Dumbbell Nebula is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:17 (EDT) – 6 hours and 41 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 56° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:45.

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Name Dumbbell Nebula
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
Apple Core Nebula
Diablo Nebula
Double-Headed Shot
M 27
NGC 6853
Position
Constellation:Vulpecula
Magnitude:8.10 (V)[2]
7.60 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:19h59m [1]
Declination:+22°43' [1]
Distance:383.2 parsec
1249.4 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.18

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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