The Little Dumbbell Nebula (M76)

Image of the Little Dumbbell Nebula
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , the Little Dumbbell Nebula is visible all night. It will become visible around 19:31 (EDT), 30° above your north-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:47, 46° above your north-western horizon.

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Name The Little Dumbbell Nebula (M76)
Object type Planetary nebula
Comprised of NGC650
NGC651
Other names
The Little Dumbbell Nebula
The Barbell Nebula
The Cork Nebula
M76[1]
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Magnitude:10.10 (V) [1]
Right ascension:01h42m [1]
Declination:+51°34' [1]
Distance:1.0 kpc
3.4 klyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.01
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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