The Blue Snowball (Planetary Nebula)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Blue Snowball is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 19:22 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 54° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:26, 86° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:50, when it sinks to 22° above your north-western horizon.

Name Blue Snowball
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Other Names
C 22
NGC 7662
Position
Constellation:Andromeda
Magnitude:9.20 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:23h25m [1]
Declination:+42°32' [1]

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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