Eagle Nebula - emission nebula
Eagle Nebula, also known as the Star Queen Nebula, is a emission nebula located in the constellation Serpens.
Eagle Nebula is magnitude 6 and is 7" in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- Eagle Nebula
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- Star Queen Nebula
- emission nebula
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* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.