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 Ashburn (click to change), Dumbbell Nebula is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:13 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 55° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:35, 73° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:41, when it sinks to 24° above your western horizon.

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 lightyears [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.18

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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