RCW 88

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Coordinates: Sky map 15h 07m 08s, −57° 48.3′ 0″

RCW 88
Red Cocoon Harbours Young Stars.jpg
Star-forming region RCW 88 taken with the EFOSC2 instrument on ESO’s New Technology Telescope.
Observation data
(Epoch J2000)
Right ascension 15h 07m 08s[1]
Declination −57° 48.3′ 0″[1]
Distance 10.000 ly[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designations PK 320+00 2, WRAY 16-167, PN ARO 527, WRAY 16-166[1]
See also: Planetary nebula, Lists of nebulae

RCW 88 is a planetary nebula located 10,000 light years away.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Search results for RCW 88". Astronomical Database. SIMBAD. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Red Cocoon Harbours Young Stars". ESO Picture of the Week. Retrieved 30 July 2012.