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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

Night of:Saturday August 15, 2015
Site:Palomar Mountain
Local Time:11:30 PM | Aug 15, 2015
RA:23h 25m 54s
Declination:+42d 33'
Distance:2000 - 6000 light years
Magnitude:+8.6 mV
Camera Settings:
Camera:Celestron NightScape + f/6.3 Reducer
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
Total Integration:5 minutes
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