The Cave Nebula (Sharpless 155)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 60 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , the Cave Nebula is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible around 18:10 (PST), 60° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:28, 27° above your north-eastern horizon.

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Name The Cave Nebula (Sharpless 155)
Object type HII region
Other names
The Cave Nebula
C 9[2]
Sh2- 155[1]
Position
Constellation:Cepheus
Magnitude:7.70 (V) [2]
Right ascension:22h56m [1]
Declination:+62°37' [1]
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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