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 , Owl Nebula will become visible at around 21:57 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 54° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 02:03 when it dips 21° above your north-western horizon.

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Name Owl Nebula
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
M 97
NGC 3587
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:11.20 (V)[2]
11.60 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:11h14m [1]
Declination:+55°01' [1]
Distance:797.1 parsec
2598.7 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.69




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