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Bug Nebula
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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.

      1. Name:
      2. Bug Nebula
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Butterfly Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. Size:
      2. 3'
      1. NGC:
      2. NGC 6302
      1. Caldwell #:
      2. C69

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



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