Halloween Nebulae
Name Type NGC/IC
Messier
Cnstl Angular
Size
(minutes)
Actual Size
(1012 miles)
 Mag  Distance
(light years)
Age
(years)
Tarantula gas/dust 2070 Dorado 40 12,240 8.19 179,000 106+
Cat's Eye Emission 6543 Drako 5.8 28 9 3,000 1,000
Owl Nebula Emission M97 Ursa Maj 3.4 x 3.3 15 9.8 2,600 6,000
Ghost of
Jupiter
Emission 3242 Hydra 26 x 16 62 x 38 9 1,400 8,000
Witch Head Reflection 2118 Eridanus 180 308 unk 1,000 9,000

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