The emission M 78

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , M 78 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:07 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 48° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:43.

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Name M 78
Object Type Emission
Other Names
NGC 2068
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:8.00 (V) [2]
8.00 (B) [3]
Right ascension:05h46m [3]
Declination:+00°04' [3]
Distance:490.6 parsec
1599.2 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-0.45
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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