[NGC 6357 image] Image by Ray Palmer

NGC 6357

Bright (emission and/or reflection) nebula in Scorpius

Dreyer's description: F, L, E, vglbM, D* inv

Cross Identifications: GC 4297, h 3682. War and Peace Nebula, Lobster Nebula.

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    Right Ascension: 17 : 24.6 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -34 : 10 (degrees : minutes)
    Apparent Magnitude:
    Apparent Diameter: 50. (arc minutes)

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