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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Bow-Tie Nebula · NGC 2440 Planetary Nebula in Puppis Constellation

Size: 1.3' Magnitude: 9.4 Also known as ESO 560-PN9, PK 234+2.1
Credit: NASA, ESA, and K. Noll (STScI)
Uploaded by Jerry Armstrong Hardap, Namibia
Size: 3,177 × 1,827 px
Visual Field: 0.1º
ISO: 6,400
Credit: NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI).
Credit: Howard Bond (ST ScI) and NASA/ESA
Credit: NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI).
Credit: Digitized Sky Survey 2
Credit: S. Heap, NASA/ESA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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-18º 12' 28''
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