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The Eagle Nebula (M16) Copy Copy

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size Eagle Nebula (M16) Emission Nebula 18h 18m 48s -13° 47′ 00″ Serpens +6.4 35′ x 28′ Overview We all became understandably fixated with Jupiter and Saturn in the summer. This month, they still present a pleasing view, which means many of us will have the Teapot asterism …

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The Skull Nebula, NGC 246 Copy Copy

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size Skull Nebula Planetary Nebula 00h 47m 04s -11° 52′ 22″ Cetus +10.4 1.0×3.5 arcmin Overview We stay with Cetus for our third challenge of the month: the Skull Nebula, NGC 246 (also, Caldwell 56). This planetary nebula was first observed by William Herschel in November 1785. What …

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The Eagle Nebula (M16) Copy

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size Eagle Nebula (M16) Emission Nebula 18h 18m 48s -13° 47′ 00″ Serpens +6.4 35′ x 28′ Overview We all became understandably fixated with Jupiter and Saturn in the summer. This month, they still present a pleasing view, which means many of us will have the Teapot asterism …

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The Skull Nebula, NGC 246 Copy

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size Skull Nebula Planetary Nebula 00h 47m 04s -11° 52′ 22″ Cetus +10.4 1.0×3.5 arcmin Overview We stay with Cetus for our third challenge of the month: the Skull Nebula, NGC 246 (also, Caldwell 56). This planetary nebula was first observed by William Herschel in November 1785. What …

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The Little Dumbbell Nebula (M76)

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M76 – The Little Dumbbell Nebula Planetary Nebula 01h 42m 21s +51° 34′ 07″ Perseus 10.10 2.7 x 1.8 arcmins ⬅️ These other lessons in this winter DSO pack are available to buy with a huge Black Friday discount. Click here to find out more. Overview All …

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