Soap bubble nebula

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Soap Bubble Nebula
Observation data
(Epoch J2000)
Right ascension 20h 15m 26s
Declination +38° 02' 25"
Apparent dimensions (V) 260"
Constellation Cygnus
Physical characteristics
Other designations PN G75.5+1.7
See also: Planetary nebula, Lists of nebulae

The Soap bubble nebula, or PN G75.5+1.7, is a planetary nebula in the constellation Cygnus,[1] near the Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888).[2] It was discovered by amateur astronomer Dave Jurasevich using an Astro-Physics 160 mm refractor telescope who imaged the nebula on June 19, 2007 and on July 6, 2008.[3] The nebula was later independently noted and reported to the International Astronomical Union by Keith. B. Quattrocchi and Mel Helm who imaged PN G75.5+1.7 on July 17, 2008.[4]

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