The Bow Tie Nebula (NGC40)

Image of the Bow Tie 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 Bow Tie Nebula is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible around 18:21 (EST), 53° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:16, 23° above your northern horizon.

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Name The Bow Tie Nebula (NGC40)
Object type Planetary nebula
Other names
The Bow Tie Nebula
C 2[2]
NGC 40[1]
Position
Constellation:Cepheus
Magnitude:11.60 (V) [2]
11.27 (B) [1]
10.89 (J) [1]
10.80 (H) [1]
10.38 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.62
Right ascension:00h13m [1]
Declination:+72°31' [1]
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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