The Little Dumbbell Nebula (Planetary Nebula)

Image of Little Dumbbell Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Little Dumbbell Nebula is visible all night. It will become visible at around 17:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 62° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:17, 77° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:18, when it sinks to 22° above your north-western horizon.

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Name Little Dumbbell Nebula
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
Apple Core Nebula
Barbell Nebula
Butterfly Nebula
Cork Nebula
M 76
NGC 650
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Magnitude:10.10 (V)[2]
12.20 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:01h42m [1]
Declination:+51°34' [1]
Distance:1.0 kpc
3.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.01

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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