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name: ghost of jupiter
name (alternate): ngc 3242
typ (catalog): planetary nebula (ngc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 10 h 24 m 46.1 s dec: -18 ° 38 ' 32.6 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 10.41278 dec: -17.35761 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
1400 light years convert this
brightness (visible):
8.60 mag
redshift:
not added yet
constellation:
hydra (hya) symbolism: the water monster
proofpic: not avaiable, please request request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: sometimes referred to as the eye nebula
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: small bright nebula
visible: not confirmed yet