NGC 6153

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NGC 6153
Nebula
A nitrogen-rich nebula.jpg
Hubble Space Telescope image of planetary nebula named NGC 6153, located about 4000 light-years away in the constellation of Scorpius.[1]
Observation data: J2000 epoch
Class II[3]
Right ascension 16h 31m 30.6s[2]
Declination –40° 15′ 12″[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) +9.9[4]
Apparent dimensions (V) 0′.65 x 0′.61[2]
Constellation Scorpius
Physical characteristics
Radius 1.5′[3] ly
Absolute magnitude (V) +11.5[3]
See also: Lists of nebulae

NGC 6153 is a planetary nebula in the constellation Scorpius.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A nitrogen-rich nebula". Retrieved 22 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 6153. Retrieved 2013-09-06. 
  3. ^ a b c "VizieR Catalogue Database". Results for NGC 6153. Retrieved 2013-09-06. 
  4. ^ "SIMBAD Astronomical Object Database". Results for NGC 6153. Retrieved 2013-09-06.