NGC 6886

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NGC 6886
Emission nebula
Planetary nebula
NGC 6886.jpg
An HST picture of nebula NGC 6886. Credit: ESA/Hubble
Observation data: J2000 epoch
Right ascension 20h 12m 42.83s[1]
Declination+19° 59′ 22.6″[1]
Distance4.9–17.9 kly (1.5–5.5 kpc) ly
Apparent magnitude (V)11.8B[1]
ConstellationSagitta
DesignationsPK 060.1-07.7,[2] Hen 2-458[1]
See also: Lists of nebulae

NGC 6886 is a planetary nebula in the constellation Sagitta. It was discovered by Ralph Copeland on September 17, 1884.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "NGC 6886". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  2. ^ Pottasch, S. R.; Surendiranath, R. (March 2005). "Abundances in planetary nebulae: NGC 6886". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 432 (1): 139–148. Bibcode:2005A&A...432..139P. CiteSeerX 10.1.1.669.8581. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20042006.
  3. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "NGC Objects: NGC 6850 - 6899". Retrieved 22 August 2015.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to NGC 6886 at Wikimedia Commons


Coordinates: Sky map 20h 12m 42.83s, 19° 59′ 22.6″