The Skull Nebula in the constellation of Cetus (The Whale)

This chart shows the location of the planetary nebula NGC 246, also known as Skull Nebula, in the constellation of Cetus (The Whale). The map includes most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions, and the location of the nebula is indicated by a red circle.

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ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso2019b
Type:Artwork
Release date:30 October 2020, 12:00
Related releases:eso2019
Size:3338 x 3152 px

About the Object

Name:NGC246
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Category:Nebulae

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