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Eagle Nebula
Eagle Nebula
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble, et al

Eagle Nebula

Eagle Nebula, also known as Star Queen Nebula and Sharpless 49 and RCW 165 and Gum 83 is a H II region type nebula located in the constellation Serpens.

Stats and Info:

      1. Name:
      2. Eagle Nebula
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Star Queen Nebula
      1. Alt Name 2:
      2. Sharpless 49
      1. Alt Name 3:
      2. RCW 165
      1. Alt Name 4:
      2. RCW 165
      1. Nebula type:
      2. H II region
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 6.4
      1. Size:
      2. 70 x 50
      1. Distance (ly):
      2. 1,350
      1. NGC/IC #:
      2. IC 4703
      1. Messier #:
      2. M16

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