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name: eight-burst nebula
name (alternate): southern ring nebula
typ (catalog): planetary nebula (ngc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 10 h 7 m 1.76 s dec: -40 ° 26 ' 11.06 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 10.11694 dec: -39.56359 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
2.00 thousand lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
9.87 mag
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
vela (vel) symbolism: the sails
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: small bright nebula
visible: yes, but only in the southern sky