NGC 5315

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NGC 5315
NGC 5315HSTfull.jpg
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 5315.
Credit: HST/NASA/ESA.
Observation data
(Epoch J2000)
Right ascension 13h 53m 57s[1]
Declination −66° 30′ 51″[1]
Constellation Circinus
Physical characteristics
Other designations ESO 97-9[1]
See also: Planetary nebula, Lists of nebulae

NGC 5315 is a planetary nebula in the constellation Circinus. Of apparent magnitude 9.8 around a central star of magnitude 14.2, it is located 5.2 degrees westsouthwest of Alpha Circini. It is only visible as a disc at magnifications over 200-fold.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 5315. Retrieved 2007-04-17. 
  2. ^ Bakich, Michael E. (2010). 1001 Celestial Wonders to See Before You Die: The Best Sky Objects for Star Gazers. Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series. Springer. p. 162. ISBN 1-4419-1776-4. 

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