NGC 2452

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Coordinates: Sky map 07h 47m 26.27s, −27° 20′ 06.6″

NGC 2452
A pulsating stellar relic.jpg
Composite image using optical images from the HST
Observation data
(Epoch J2000)
Right ascension 07h 47m 26.27s[1]
Declination −27° 20′ 06.6″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 17.9B[1]
Constellation Puppis[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designations Hen 2-4, PN G243.3-01.0, RCW 17, ESO 493-11, IRAS 07453-2712, PN ARO 93, SCM 30, GCRV 5190, 2MASS J07472626-2720066, PN Sa 2-16, V* V354 Pup, GRS G243.50 -01.00, MSX5C G243.3792-01.0384, PN VV' 72 WRAY 15-85, GSC2 S1322002590, PK 243-01 1, PN VV 46 [N75] 62
See also: Planetary nebula, Lists of nebulae

NGC 2452 is a planetary nebula located in the southern constellation of Puppis. NGC 2452 was discovered by Sir John Herschel in 1847.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Search Result for NGC 2452". Astronomical Database. SIMBAD. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "A pulsating stellar relic". ESA/Hubble Picture of the Week. Retrieved 2 October 2013.