The Pencil Nebula in the southern constellation of Vela (The Sails)

This chart shows the location of the Pencil Nebula (NGC 2736) in the constellation of Vela (The Sails). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions, and the location of the Pencil Nebula is highlighted with a red circle on the image. This faint nebula requires dark skies and a powerful telescope to make it visible as a long dim streak. 

Autorska prava:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope 

O slici

Id:eso1236b
Tip:Grafikon
Datum objavljivanja:12. septembar 2012. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1236
Veličina:3338 x 3433 px

O objektu

Naziv:Constellation Chart, NGC 2736
Tip:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Udaljenost:800 svetlosnih godina
Kategorija:Illustrations

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