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Messier M27 - Dumbbell Nebula

M27 (NGC 6853), also known as the Dumbbell Nebula, is a Planetary Nebula located in the constellation Vulpecula, is best viewed during Fall/Early Winter, and is magnitude 7.5. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). It is 8.0x5.6' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Name:
      2. Dumbbell Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. Planetary Nebula
      1. NGC:
      2. 6853
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 7.5
      1. Size:
      2. 8.0x5.6'
      1. RA:
      2. 19h 59.6m
      1. Dec:
      2. 22 43'
      1. Season:
      2. Fall/Early Winter

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