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War and Peace Nebula
War and Peace Nebula
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble, et al

War and Peace Nebula

War and Peace Nebula, also known as Lobster Nebula and RCW 131 and Gum 66 is a diffuse type nebula located in the constellation Scorpius .

Stats and Info:

      1. Name:
      2. War and Peace Nebula
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Lobster Nebula
      1. Alt Name 2:
      2. RCW 131
      1. Alt Name 3:
      2. Gum 66
      1. Nebula type:
      2. diffuse
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 10
      1. Size:
      2. 50 x 40
      1. Distance (ly):
      2. 5,900
      1. NGC/IC #:
      2. NGC 6357
      1. Other Designation:
      2. Sh 2-11

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