The Skull Nebula (Planetary Nebula)

Image of Skull Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Skull Nebula is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:43 (EDT) – 4 hours and 52 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 31° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:13.

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Name Skull Nebula
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
C 56
NGC 246
Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:8.00 (V)[2]
8.00 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:00h47m [1]
Declination:-11°52' [1]

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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