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 visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:21 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:39, 45° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:10, when it sinks to 24° above your south-western horizon.

Name De Mairan's Nebula
Object Type Emission
Other Names
M 43
NGC 1982
Position
Constellation:Orion
Brightness (V):Mag 9.0
Right Ascension:05h35m
Declination:-05°16'
Distance:490.6 parsec
1599.2 lightyears
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.55

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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