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Seagull Nebula
Seagull Nebula
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble

Seagull Nebula - emission nebula

Seagull Nebula, also known as the Bird Nebula and Parrot's Head Nebula, is a emission nebula located in the constellation Monoceros .

Seagull Nebula is magnitude 15.2 and is in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Seagull Nebula
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Bird Nebula
      1. Alt Name 2:
      2. Parrot's Head Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. emission nebula
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 15.2

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