Hubble's Variable Nebula (Emission)

Image of Hubble's Variable Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Hubble's Variable Nebula is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:41 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 51° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:17, 57° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:54, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name Hubble's Variable Nebula
Object Type Emission
Other Names
C 46
NGC 2261
Magnitude:10.00 (V)[2]
12.46 (B)[1]
8.03 (H)[1]
9.69 (J)[1]
6.38 (K)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.61
Right Ascension:06h39m [1]
Declination:+08°44' [1]




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