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Herschel 149 (NGC 3242) - Ghost of Jupiter

Herschel 149 (NGC 3242), also known as Ghost of Jupiter, is a planetary nebula located within the constellation Hydra. Herschel 149 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 9, and can be viewed with large binoculars.

Herschel 149 is also listed in the Caldwell catalog as object C59.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 149
      1. NGC:
      2. 3242
      1. Name:
      2. Ghost of Jupiter
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. Caldwell reference:
      2. C59
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9
      1. Season:
      2. Spring
      1. RA:
      2. 10h 24.0m
      1. Dec:
      2. -18° 38'

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