The Blue Racquetball (Planetary Nebula)

Image of Blue Racquetball
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Blue Racquetball is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:19 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 44° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:29.

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Name Blue Racquetball
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
NGC 6572
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:9.00 (B) [1]
Right ascension:18h12m [1]
Declination:+06°51' [1]

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

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