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 Ashburn , Crescent Nebula is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 20:05 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 85° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:30.

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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]

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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