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NGC 2068 = M78

Bright (emission and/or reflection) nebula in Orion

Dreyer's description: B, L, wisp, gmbN, 3 st inv, r; = M78

Cross Identifications: GC 1267, h 368. PM; BD +00 1177 .

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    Right Ascension: 5 : 46.7 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: +00 : 03 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 1.6 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 8.
    Apparent Diameter: 8. (arc minutes)

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