[NGC 3242 image] Image by Burness Ansell/Adam Block/AURA/NOAO/NSF

NGC 3242

Planetary nebula in Hydra

Dreyer's description: ! PN , vB, lE 147deg , 45" d, blue

Cross Identifications: GC 2102, h 3248, H 4. 27. Lalande 20204; Ghost of Jupiter, Eye Neb, CBS Eye; BD -17 3140 .

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    Right Ascension: 10 : 24.8 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -18 : 38 (degrees : minutes)
    Apparent Magnitude: 9. p
    Apparent Diameter: 20.8 (arc minutes)

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