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Little Dumbbell Nebula
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Little Dumbbell Nebula - planetary nebula

Little Dumbbell Nebula , also known as the Barbell Nebula and Cork Nebula, is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Perseus .

Little Dumbbell Nebula is magnitude 10.1* and is 2.7 x 1.8' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Little Dumbbell Nebula
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Barbell Nebula
      1. Alt Name 2:
      2. Cork Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. Size:
      2. 2.7 x 1.8'
      1. NGC:
      2. NGC 650/651
      1. Messier #:
      2. M76

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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