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 Ashburn (click to change), M 78 is visible between 18:14 and 01:55. It will become accessible at around 18:14, when it rises 24° above your eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:02, 51° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 01:55 when it sinks to 25° above your south-western horizon.

Name M 78
Object Type Emission
Other Names
NGC 2068
Position
Constellation:Orion
Brightness (V):Mag 8.0
Right Ascension:05h46m
Declination:+00°03'
Distance:490.6 parsec
1599.2 lightyears
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.45

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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