|Observation data: J2000 epoch|
|Right ascension||18h 11m 52.5s|
|Declination||−28° 10′ 42.3″|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||13|
|Apparent dimensions (V)||10" x 8"|
NGC 6565, also known as ESO 456-70, is a planetary nebula 14 thousand light years away, whose star is dying (the colors and the nebula itself result from a body of gases formed by the stellar winds that have peeled and pushed away the star's outer layers). It is about 13th magnitude and a tiny diameter of 8 to 10 arc seconds.
- Ring Nebula (which has undergone a similar process and is a larger nebula of the same type
- List of NGC objects
- Planetary nebulae
- "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 6565. Retrieved 2007-04-10.
- Robert Burnham, Jr, Burnham's Celestial Handbook: An obsever's guide to the universe beyond the solar system, vol 3, p.1556
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