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About this Object

Object Name:

NGC 2346

Object Description:

Planetary Nebula in the Milky Way Galaxy

Position (J2000):

R.A. 07h 09m 23.3s
Dec. -00° 48' 21"

Constellation:

Monoceros

Total Visual Magnitude:

V=12

Distance:

1200 pc (3900 ly)

Dimensions:

The image is 2.8 arcminutes on the vertical side.

About the Data

Instrument:

WFPC2

Exposure Date:

March 6, 1997

Exposure Time:

24 minutes

Filters:

Blue: F502N [O III], Green: F656N (H-alpha), Red: F658N [N II]

Colors:

Color Composite

Principal Astronomers:

M.Stiavelli and I. Heyer (STScI) and collaborators

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

October 7, 1999 12:00 noon (EDT)

Orientation/Scale:

North is toward the upper right of the image.