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Herschel 400 Catalog

NGC 246 (Herschel 8)

NGC 246 (Herschel 8) is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Cetus. NGC 246 is best viewed during Winter, is magnitude 8, and can be viewed with binoculars.

NGC 246 is also listed in the Caldwell Catalog as C56.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 8
      1. NGC:
      2. 246
      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. Caldwell reference:
      2. C56
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8
      1. Season:
      2. Winter
      1. RA:
      2. 0h 47.0m
      1. Dec:
      2. -11° 53'

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