NGC 6302
DSS image of NGC 6302
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6302, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6302
Barnard Nebula, Bug Nebula
CD-36 11341, Sh 2-180, Sh 1-3, Sh 2-6, Gum 60, RCW124, VV 94, PK 349+01.1, ESO 392-PN05, IRAS 17103-3702, PN G349.5+01.0, ARO 502, Hen 2-204, VV' 168, Wray 16-259, CPC 18 8579, GCRV 9926, OHPN 1

Type  Bright Nebula
Magnitude  9.1
Size  4.5' x 1.2'
Right Ascension  17h 13' 44.6"  (2000)
Declination  37° 6' 11" S
Constellation  Scorpius
Description  pB, E pf
Classification  6
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
May 30, 2017    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

Bright, small, an oblong object 1'x3' east-west, centered on an embedded star, notable green color

Andrew Cooper
Aug 27, 2005    TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Small, bright, a north-south central bar with fans of nebulosity extending east and west, in a nice galactic star field
Other Data Sources for NGC 6302
Nearby objects for NGC 6302
6 objects found within 120'
Bochum 13 Hav-Moffat1 NGC 6334
RCW126 Sh2-3 Sh2-5

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NGC 6302