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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Dumbbell Nebula · M 27 Planetary Nebula in Vulpecula Constellation

Size: 6.7' Magnitude: 7.4 Also known as NGC 6853, PK 60-3.1
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Dumbbell Nebula as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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19h 59m 36s
22º 43' 17''
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