As seen from Mount Lemmon Sky Center
|Right ascension||20h 31m 33.2s|
|Declination||−07° 05′ 17″|
|Notable features||A background galaxy gives it a "diamond ring" effect|
|Other designations||PK 038-25.1, PN G 38.1-25.4|
|See also: Planetary nebula, Lists of nebulae|
Abell 70 is a planetary nebula located 13,500-17,500 light years away in the constellation of Aquila. It is approaching the earth at 79 kilometers per second and expanding 38 kilometers per second. There is a galaxy named PMN J2033-0656 behind Abell 70, giving it a diamond ring affect.
Seen through a telescope, you can see the faint OIII ring structure.
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