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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Ring Nebula · M 57 Planetary Nebula in Lyra Constellation

Size: 3' x 2.4' Magnitude: 8.8 Also known as NGC 6720, PK 63+13.1
Credit: Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI/NASA/ESA
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Hourly Elevation Jan 18

Ring Nebula as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

18h 53m 35s
33º 01' 46''
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