The Crescent Nebula (Emission)

Image of Crescent Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 20 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Crescent Nebula is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 21:48 (EDT) – 8 hours and 9 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 63° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:44.

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Name Crescent Nebula
Object Type Emission
Other Names
C 27
NGC 6888
Position
Constellation:Cygnus
Magnitude:7.50 (V)[2]
7.44 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:20h12m [1]
Declination:+38°21' [1]

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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