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Snake Nebula
Snake Nebula
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble

Snake Nebula - dark nebula

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

Snake Nebula is magnitude and is 37' x 17' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Snake Nebula
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Bowl Nebula
      1. Parent structure
      2. Dark Horse Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. dark nebula
      1. Size:
      2. 37' x 17'

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