NGC 2867

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NGC 2867
NGC 2867HST.jpg
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 2867.
Observation data: J2000 epoch
Right ascension 9h 21m 25.3s[1]
Declination−58° 18′ 40.7″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)10[2]
Apparent dimensions (V)12″[2]
DesignationsESO 126-8,[1] Caldwell 90
See also: Lists of nebulae

NGC 2867 is a planetary nebula in the constellation Carina. It was discovered by John Herschel on April 1, 1834.[3] Herschel initially thought he might have found a new planet.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 2867. Retrieved 2007-04-10.
  2. ^ a b "SEDS Online NGC Catalogue". Results for NGC 2867. Retrieved 2010-12-07.
  3. ^ a b "NCG/IC Project". Results for NGC 2867. Archived from the original on 2012-05-20. Retrieved 2010-12-07.

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