NGC 5979

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NGC 5979
Emission nebula
Planetary nebula
Ngc5979.jpg
Observation data: J2000 epoch
Right ascension15h 47m 41s [1]
Declination−61° 13′ 05″ [1]
Apparent magnitude (V)12.10 [1]
Constellation Triangulum Australe
Designations NGC 5979, ESO 136-3, 2MASX J15474191-6113079 [1]
See also: Lists of nebulae

NGC 5979 is a planetary nebula in the constellation Triangulum Australe. It was discovered by John Herschel on April 24, 1835. [2]

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References

  1. ^ a b c d "NGC 5979". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  2. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 5950 - 5999". cseligman.com. Retrieved 23 May 2019.

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