The Bow Tie Nebula (Planetary Nebula)

Image of Bow Tie Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Bow Tie Nebula is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 18:55, 56° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible at around 17:53 (EST), 55° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:07, 21° above your northern horizon.

Name Bow Tie Nebula
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
C 2
NGC 40
Position
Constellation:Cepheus
Brightness (V):Mag 11.0
Right Ascension:00h13m
Declination:+72°31'

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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