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Observatory Parameters
Mar 19
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:41 21:42

Planetary Nebula NGC 3242 Planetary Nebula in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.1' Magnitude: 7.7 Also known as ESO 568-PN5, C 59, PK 261+32.1
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
Uploaded by Daniel Das Airas CABA, Argentina
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10h 24m 46s
-18º 38' 31''
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