Bug Nebula - planetary nebula
Bug Nebula, also known as the Butterfly Nebula, is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Scorpius .
Bug Nebula is magnitude 7.1* and is 3' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- Bug Nebula
- Alt Name:
- Butterfly Nebula
- planetary nebula
- NGC 6302
- Caldwell #:
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.
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