The Red Spider Nebula (Planetary Nebula)

Image of Red Spider Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Red Spider Nebula is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:35 (EDT) – 5 hours and 55 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 31° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:22.

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Name Red Spider Nebula
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
NGC 6537
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:12.50 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:18h05m [1]
Declination:-19°50' [1]

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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