M27, NGC 6853, Dumbbell Nebula

The Dumbbell Nebula, Messier object 27 (M27), NGC6853, in the constellation Vulpecula, as seen by the Kitt Peak 4-meter Mayall telescope in 1973. The nebula is about 850 light-years away from Earth and about 1.5 light-years in diameter (although both distance and size are very poorly constrained).

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Bill Schoening/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noao-02185
Tipo:Observation
Release date:30 de Junio de 2020 a las 21:34
Size:2500 x 2000 px

Sobre el Objeto

Name:Dumbbell Nebula, M27, NGC 6853
Constellation:Vulpecula
Categoría:Nebulae

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Coordenadas

Posición (AR):19 59 12.08
Posición (Dec):22° 38' 40.54"
Campo visual:19.50 x 15.48 arcminutes
Orientación:North is 0.3° left of vertical