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Herschel 26 (NGC 651) - Little Dumbbell Nebula

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

Herschel 26 is also listed in the Messier catalog as object 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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