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Pipe Nebula
Pipe Nebula
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble

Pipe Nebula - dark nebula

Pipe Nebula, also known as the Stem Nebula and Pipe Bowl Nebula, is a dark nebula located in the constellation Ophiuchus .

Pipe Nebula is magnitude and is 300' x 140' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Pipe Nebula
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Stem Nebula
      1. Alt Name 2:
      2. Pipe Bowl Nebula
      1. Parent structure
      2. Dark Horse Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. dark nebula
      1. Size:
      2. 300' x 140'

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