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Messier 76

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Messier 76 is a planetary nebula located in Perseus. Sometimes referred to as the little Dumbbell Nebula or Barbell Nebula. Spanning around 1.2 light years across and located some 2,500 light years away makes it one of the more challenging Messier objects.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Perseus
  • Right Ascension: 01h 42.4m
  • Declination: +51° 34′ 31″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 2,500
  • Telescope: GSO 254mm RC
  • Camera: ZWO ASI071 OSC cmos
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