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NGC 7662 Blue Snowball Nebula
NGC 7662
This planetary nebula gets its blue color from the ultra hot, blue dwarf at its core. The star is variable ranging from 12-16 mV. The distance of this nebula is not accurately known.


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All Images of NGC 7662 Blue Snowball Nebula
15 Aug 2015
Details:
Night of:Saturday August 15, 2015
Site:Palomar Mountain
Local Time:11:30 PM | Aug 15, 2015
Altitude:55
RA:23h 25m 54s
Declination:+42d 33'
Distance:2000 - 6000 light years
Magnitude:+8.6 mV
Size:12"
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:Celestron NightScape
f/ratio:f6.3
Pixel Scale:0.73 arcsec
Image Size:882 x 710 pixels (0.6 MP)
10.7' x 8.6'
Exposure:15 sec
Stacked Frames:18
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