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NGC 7009 PN Saturn Nebula, 





    
        

            Frank Iwaszkiewicz

NGC 7009 PN Saturn Nebula

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Resolution: 532x464

Astrometry.net job: 526475

Description

Based on observations made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope,
and obtained from the Hubble Legacy Archive, which is a collaboration
between the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI/NASA), the Space
Telescope European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF/ESA) and the Canadian
Astronomy Data Centre (CADC/NRC/CSA).

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Image Processing by Nico Geisler & Frank Iwaszkiewicz

Beschreibung:

Der Saturnnebel (NGC 7009) ist ein planetarischer Nebel im Sternbild Wassermann. Er hat eine scheinbare Helligkeit von +8,30 mag und einen Durchmesser von 0,5' × 0,4'.
Der Saturnnebel erhielt seinen Namen auf Grund der seitlich heraustretenden Jets, welche an die Saturnringe erinnern.
Seine Entfernung beträgt ca. 3000 Lichtjahre.

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NGC 7009 PN Saturn Nebula, 





    
        

            Frank Iwaszkiewicz