NGC 6818

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NGC 6818
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 6818.
Observation data
(Epoch J2000)
Right ascension 19h 43m 57.8s[1]
Declination −14° 9′ 11.9″[1]
Constellation Sagittarius
Physical characteristics
Other designations PK 25-17.1, HD 186282, GCRV 12096, BD-14 5523
See also: Planetary nebula, Lists of nebulae

NGC 6818 (also known as Little Gem Nebula) is a planetary nebula located in the constellation of Sagittarius. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1787.

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  1. ^ a b "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 6818. Retrieved 2007-04-23.