NGC 3132
DSS image of NGC 3132
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 3132, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 3132
Eightburst Planetary Nebula, Southern Ring Nebula

Type  Planetary Nebula
Magnitude  8
Size  1.4' x 0.8'
Right Ascension  10h 7' 1.7"  (2000)
Declination  40° 26' 12" S
Constellation  Vela
Description  !! Planetary, vB, vL, lE *9m
Classification  4(2)
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Mar 2, 2019    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 175x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Beautiful planetary nebula! bright, with a very bright central star, notable green color, an obviuous annular structure

Andrew Cooper
Feb 10, 2013    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 262x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

A big, bright planetary, a brilliant central star in the center of a 2' halo, the outer edge notably brighter, the bright central star creating an illusion of a darker center, slightly green in color
Other Data Sources for NGC 3132
Nearby objects for NGC 3132
2 objects found within 120'
Parabola q Velorum

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NGC 3132