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 San Diego , the Bow Tie Nebula is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 00:49, 50° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 19:40 (PDT), 35° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:37, 36° 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 San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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