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Soccer Ball Nebula
Soccer Ball Nebula
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble

Soccer Ball Nebula - planetary nebula

Soccer Ball Nebula , is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Cygnus .

Soccer Ball Nebula is magnitude 18.4 and is 1.5' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Soccer Ball Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 18.4
      1. Size:
      2. 1.5'
      1. Other Designation:
      2. Kronberger 61

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