The planetary nebula Cat Eye Nebula

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Image of Cat Eye Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.

From Newark (click to change), Cat Eye Nebula is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky shortly before dawn, when it will be lost to twilight at around 05:37, 63° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible at around 20:20 (EDT), 19° above your northern horizon.

Name Cat Eye Nebula
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
C 6
NGC 6543
Position
Constellation:Draco
Brightness (V):Mag 9.0
Right Ascension:17h58m
Declination:+66°37'

Newark

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40.74°N
74.17°W
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