Abell 78

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Abell 78
As seen from Mount Lemmon Sky Center
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Constellation Cygnus
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Other designations PK 081-14.1, PN G 081.2-14.9
See also: Planetary nebula, Lists of nebulae

Abell 78 is a planetary nebula located in the constellation of Cygnus.


Made up of a fainter halo (mostly hydrogen) and an inner elliptical ring that is mostly made of helium.


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