The Epsilon Orionis Nebula (Emission)

Image of Epsilon Orionis Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 50 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Epsilon Orionis Nebula is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:06 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 42° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:29, 46° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:16, when it sinks to 13° above your western horizon.

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Name Epsilon Orionis Nebula
Object Type Emission
Other Names
NGC 1990
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:1.69 (V)[1]
1.51 (B)[1]
2.07 (H)[1]
2.07 (J)[1]
2.16 (K)[1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.18
Right Ascension:05h36m [1]
Declination:-01°12' [1]

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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