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Eskimo Nebula Facts

Eskimo Nebula Facts Planetary Nebula in Gemini

Eskimo Nebula is a planetary nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 2,870 ly light years away in the constellation of Gemini.

It is also referred to as NGC(2392) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.

The Planetary Nebula's location is 07h 29m 10.7669 (R.A.) and +20d 54` 42.488 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 10.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File

NameEskimo Nebula
TypePlanetary Nebula
NGC Id2392
Right Ascension07h 29m 10.7669
Declination+20d 54` 42.488
Distance (Lt.Yr)2,870 ly
Visual / Apparent Magnitude10.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes

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