Tarantula Nebula - emission nebula
Tarantula Nebula, is a emission nebula located in the constellation Dorado.
Tarantula Nebula is magnitude 8 and is 40' x 25' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- Tarantula Nebula
- emission nebula
- 40' x 25'
- Caldwell #:
- Other Designation:
- 30 Doradus
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.