Abell 33

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Abell 33
Emission nebula
Planetary nebula
Observation data: J2000 epoch
Right ascension 09h 39m 09.2s
Declination−02° 48′ 35″
Distance2.7 kly (0.83 kpcly
Notable featuresForeground star gives it a "diamond ring" effect
DesignationsPNG 238.0+34.8, PK 238+34.1, ARO 65
See also: Lists of nebulae

Abell 33 is a planetary nebula located 2700 light years away in the constellation of Hydra. It lies just behind the star HD 83535. The star HD 83535 is also responsible for the "diamond ring" effect seen in the photograph.


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