M27

Dumbbell Nebula

Designation:
M27
Object Type:
Planetary Nebula
Right Ascention:
20h 0m
Declination:
+22° 43'
Magnitude:
7.4
Distance:
1,250 light years
Constellation:
Vulpecula

Image Source: Giuseppe Donatiello

Articles about M27:

Celebration of Space - July 2, 2021

This coming Sunday, July 4, 2021, Mercury will achieve Maximum Western Elongation, which is when Mercury arrives at the point in its orbit where it is at tangent for Earth-bound observers. What this means in basic terms is that Mercury will be ... more