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Double Helix Nebula
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Double Helix Nebula - diffuse nebula

Double Helix Nebula, is a diffuse nebula located in the constellation Ophiuchus .

Double Helix Nebula is magnitude * and is 11.7 x 14.1' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Double Helix Nebula
      1. Parent structure
      2. Large Magellanic Cloud
      1. Type:
      2. diffuse nebula
      1. Size:
      2. 11.7 x 14.1'

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

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