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NGC 7008

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NGC 7008 is a planetary nebula located in Cygnus. it is sometimes called the Fetus Nebula. The shell is unusual in that it appears to have two different shells. One possibility that it was a binary star system with two different shells formed from each of the stars as each star with through the same red giant phase.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Cygnus
  • Right Ascension: 21h 00m 32.503s
  • Declination: +54° 32′ 36.18″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 2,800
  • Telescope: GSO 254mm RC
  • Camera: ZWO ASI071 OSC cmos
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