NGC 6572

Introduction | Map | My Own Photos | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the planetary nebula NGC 6572 (Blue Raquetball Nebula) in the constellation Ophiuchus.

 

Introduction

The planetary nebula NGC 6572 (Blue Raquetball Nebula) in the constellation Ophiuchus is small and looks cyan.

Size: 0.6' x 0.4' / 0.1' (Wikipedia / Stoyan)
Distance: 2,500 / 2,000 light years (Wikipedia / Stoyan)
Rating: * (Stoyan)

 

Map

The planetary nebula NGC 6572 (Blue Raquetball Nebula) (selected) in the constellation Ophiuchus (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

My Own Photos

eVscope

         

NGC 6572 - May 31, 2020

 

NGC 6572 - May 31, 2020, processed

  Found with Nova Astrometry.net

 

My Own Observations

Observations May 2020

 

References

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