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Abell 33

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Right ascension  09 39 09.2
Distance  2.7 kly (0.83 kpc) ly
Declination  −02° 48′ 35″
Constellation  Hydra
Abell 33 httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommons33
Notable features  Foreground star gives it a "diamond ring" effect
Designations  PNG 238.0+34.8, PK 238+34.1, ARO 65
Similar  Abell 36, Abell 31, Abell 39, Abell 70, Abell 78

Bubble shaped planetary nebula abell 33 in the hydra constellation imaged


Abell 33 is a planetary nebula located 2700 light years away in the constellation of Hydra. It lies just behind the star HD 83535. The star HD 83535 is also responsible for the "diamond ring" effect seen in the photograph.

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Zooming in on the planetary nebula abell 33


References

Abell 33 Wikipedia


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