Blue Snowball NGC 7662

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Planetary Nebula Andromeda 23h25.9 +42°33' 1' 13 1.8 to 5.6 Kly

NGC 7662, also known as the Blue Snowball Nebula or Snowball Nebula, is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Andromeda. Distance estimates vary from 1,800 to 5,600 light-years.

The central star is magnitude 13.

NGC 7662, the blue snowball

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Aug 15, 2002 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 2:1
L 3x60
R,G,B 60
Virtual Pixel, Max Entropy, DDP Image sampling: .7"/pixel