The Skull Nebula (NGC246)

Image of the Skull Nebula
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , the Skull Nebula is visible between 21:47 and 04:58. It will become accessible around 21:47, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 01:23, 45° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 04:58 when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name The Skull Nebula (NGC246)
Object type Planetary nebula
Other names
The Skull Nebula
C 56[2]
NGC 246[1]
Magnitude:8.00 (V) [2]
8.00 (B) [1]
B-V Color (mag):-2.90
Right ascension:00h47m [1]
Declination:-11°52' [1]
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.



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