The Eight Burst Nebula (NGC3132)

Image of the Eight Burst Nebula
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , the Eight Burst Nebula is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 16° above the horizon.

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Name The Eight Burst Nebula (NGC3132)
Object type Planetary nebula
Other names
The Eight Burst Nebula
The Southern Ring Nebula
C 74[2]
NGC 3132[1]
Position
Constellation:Vela
Magnitude:8.20 (V) [2]
8.20 (B) [1]
9.75 (J) [1]
9.73 (H) [1]
9.72 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):-1.00
Right ascension:10h07m [1]
Declination:-40°26' [1]
Visibility from San Diego

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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