The Cat's Eye Nebula (Planetary Nebula)

Image of Cat's Eye Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Cat's Eye Nebula is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible at around 19:21 (EDT), 55° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:21, 16° above your northern horizon.

Name Cat's 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'

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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