De Mairan's Nebula (Emission)

Image of De Mairan's Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 20 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), De Mairan's Nebula is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 32° below the horizon at dawn.

Name De Mairan's Nebula
Object Type Emission
Other Names
M 43
NGC 1982
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:9.00 (V)[2]
9.00 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:05h35m [1]
Declination:-05°16' [1]
Distance:490.6 parsec
1599.2 lightyears [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.55

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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