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Stingray Nebula Facts

Stingray Nebula Facts Planetary Nebula in Ara

Stingray Nebula is a planetary nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 18,260 Ly light years away in the constellation of Ara.

The Planetary Nebula's location is 17:16:21 (R.A.) and -59:29:24 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 11.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 1.6 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

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NameStingray Nebula
TypePlanetary Nebula
ConstellationAra
Right Ascension17:16:21
Declination-59:29:24
Distance (Lt.Yr)18,260 Ly
Apparent Dimension1.6
Visual / Apparent Magnitude11.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=stingray%20nebula


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