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

Lower's Nebula · Sh 2-261 Diffuse Nebula in Orion Constellation

Size: 30' x 25' Magnitude: N/A Also known as LBN 863
Uploaded by IRG.Astronomy
Size: 2,708 × 2,156 px
Visual Field: 0.4º
Uploaded by SeG Astronomia Veneto, Italy
Size: 3,908 × 2,602 px
Visual Field: 1.2º
Uploaded by Clifford_Marcus
Size: 1,344 × 1,002 px
Visual Field: 0.3º

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Lower's Nebula as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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6h 08m 36s
15º 47' 00''
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