Pencil Nebula is a supernova remnant object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 815 Ly light years away in the constellation of Vela.
It is also referred to as NGC(2736) 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 Supernova Remnant's location is 09:00:17 (R.A.) and -45:54:57 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 12.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 30x7 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||815 Ly|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||12.00|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes|
There's no register feature and no need to give an email address if you don't need to. All messages will be reviewed before being displayed. Comments may be merged or altered slightly such as if an email address is given in the main body of the comment.