The emission M 78

Image of M 78
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , M 78 is visible between 20:41 and 04:47. It will become accessible around 20:41, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 00:46, 48° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 04:47 when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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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

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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