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Last visited objects: NGC 3242
Credit: Bruce Balick and Jason Alexander (University of Washington), Arsen Hajian (U.S. Naval Observatory), Yervant Terzian (Cornell University ), , Mario Perinotto (University of Florence), Patrizio Patriarchi (Arcetri Observatory) and NASA/ESA
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Planetary nebula NGC 3242

Planetary nebula in Hydra constellation (The Water Snake (female)). Also known as ESO 568-PN5, C 59, PK 261+32.1.
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10h 24m 46s
-18º 38' 31''
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