The Cat's Eye Nebula (Planetary Nebula)

Image of Cat's Eye Nebula
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Cat's 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 around 05:55, 52° above your north-eastern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 18:00 (EST), 25° above your northern horizon.

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Name Cat's Eye Nebula
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
C 6
NGC 6543
Position
Constellation:Draco
Magnitude:8.80 (V) [2]
9.79 (B) [1]
Right ascension:17h58m [1]
Declination:+66°37' [1]
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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