NGC 6720

This image is a part of the Hubble Gallery of Planetary Nebulae.

Credit:

Howard Bond (ST ScI) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:opo9738c18
Type:Observation
Release date:17 December 1997, 06:00
Size:823 x 887 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 18517+3257, M 57, Messier 57, NGC 6720, Ring Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Distance:2300 light years
Constellation:Lyra
Category:Nebulae

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):18 53 34.48
Position (Dec):33° 1' 39.29"
Field of view:1.36 x 1.47 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 36.3° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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