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Herschel Catalog

Herschel 8 (NGC 246)

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

Herschel 8 is also listed in the Caldwell catalog as object 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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