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name: running man nebula
name (alternate): sh2-279
typ (catalog): reflection nebula (ngc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 5 h 35 m 15.45 s dec: -4 ° 52 ' 0 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 5.5875 dec: -3.13333 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
1.50 thousand lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
7.00 mag visible to the naked eye
not added yet
orion (ori) symbolism: the hunter
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: also called ngc 1977
image (max. 500kb): click here to view the image
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processing: it's recommended to use: large bright nebula
visible: yes