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NGC 651 (Herschel 26) - Little Dumbbell Nebula

NGC 651 (Herschel 26), also known as Little Dumbbell Nebula, is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Perseus. NGC 651 is best viewed during Winter, is magnitude 12, and can be viewed with small telescope.

NGC 651 is also listed in the Messier Catalog as M76.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 26
      1. NGC:
      2. 651
      1. Name:
      2. Little Dumbbell Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. Messier reference:
      2. M76
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 12
      1. Season:
      2. Winter
      1. RA:
      2. 1h 42.0m
      1. Dec:
      2. +51° 35'

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