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Blue Planetary
Blue Planetary
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble

Blue Planetary - planetary nebula

Blue Planetary, also known as the The Southerner, is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Centaurus .

Blue Planetary is magnitude 8.5 and is in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Blue Planetary
      1. Alt Name:
      2. The Southerner
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8.5
      1. NGC:
      2. NGC 3918

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