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Pistol Nebula
Pistol Nebula
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble, et al

Pistol Nebula

Pistol Nebula is a H II region type nebula located in the constellation Sagittarius.

Stats and Info:

      1. Name:
      2. Pistol Nebula
      1. Parent structure
      2. Quintuplet Cluster
      1. Nebula type:
      2. H II region
      1. Distance (ly):
      2. 25,000

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