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Box Nebula
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Box Nebula - planetary nebula

Box Nebula , is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Ophiuchus .

Box Nebula is magnitude 11.5* and is 0.32' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Box Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. Size:
      2. 0.32'
      1. NGC:
      2. NGC 6309

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.

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