De Mairan's Nebula (Emission)

Image of De Mairan's Nebula
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 20 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , De Mairan's Nebula is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:21 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:59, 45° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:47, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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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) [3]
Right ascension:05h35m [3]
Declination:-05°16' [3]
Distance:490.6 parsec
1599.2 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.55
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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