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Skull & Crossbones Nebula
Skull & Crossbones Nebula
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble, et al

Skull & Crossbones Nebula

Skull & Crossbones Nebula, also known as Mandrill Nebula and Gum 9 and Cr 164 is a H II region type nebula located in the constellation Puppis.

Stats and Info:

      1. Name:
      2. Skull & Crossbones Nebula
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Mandrill Nebula
      1. Alt Name 2:
      2. Gum 9
      1. Alt Name 3:
      2. Cr 164
      1. Nebula type:
      2. H II region
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 7.1
      1. Size:
      2. 14
      1. Distance (ly):
      2. 4,400
      1. NGC/IC #:
      2. NGC 2467
      1. Other Designation:
      2. Sh 2-311

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