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 Cambridge , De Mairan's Nebula is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 17° above the horizon at dawn.

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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 Cambridge

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Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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