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 Ashburn , the Skull Nebula will become visible around 18:21 (EST), 35° above your south-western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 22:27.

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Name The Skull Nebula (NGC246)
Object type Planetary nebula
Other names
The Skull Nebula
C 56[2]
NGC 246[1]
Position
Constellation:Cetus
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 Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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