The night sky around the Twin Jet Nebula (ground-based image)

This image shows the region of sky around the planetary nebula called the Twin Jet Nebula. The bipolar planetary nebula lies about 4200 light-years away.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:heic1518b
Type:Observation
Release date:26 August 2015, 15:00
Related releases:heic1518
Size:12204 x 12864 px

About the Object

Name:M2-9, Twin Jet Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 5 37.23
Position (Dec):-10° 8' 32.89"
Field of view:205.05 x 216.13 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° left of vertical

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