The Dumbbell Nebula (Planetary Nebula)

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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 evening sky, becoming accessible around 19:11 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 70° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:11, 70° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:36, when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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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
Magnitude:8.10 (V) [2]
7.60 (B) [3]
Right ascension:19h59m [3]
Declination:+22°43' [3]
Distance:383.2 parsec
1249.4 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.18




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