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Calabash Nebula
Calabash Nebula
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble

Calabash Nebula - protoplanetary nebula

Calabash Nebula , also known as the Rotten Egg Nebula, is a protoplanetary nebula located in the constellation Puppis.

Calabash Nebula is magnitude 9.5 and is in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Calabash Nebula
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Rotten Egg Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. protoplanetary nebula
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9.5

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