The Owl Nebula (Planetary Nebula)

Image of Owl Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Owl Nebula is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 20:41, when it rises 24° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:33, 74° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:16, 59° above your north-western horizon.

Name Owl Nebula
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
M 97
NGC 3587
Position
Constellation:Ursa Major
Brightness (V):Mag 11.2
Right Ascension:11h14m
Declination:+55°01'
Distance:797.1 parsec
2598.7 lightyears
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.69

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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