The planetary nebula Henize 2-428 in the constellation of Aquila

This chart shows the constellation of Aquila (The Eagle) and shows most stars that can be seen with the naked eye on a clear dark night. The location of the unusually planetary nebula Henize 2-428 is marked with a red circle. This tiny object is not visible in small telescopes.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:9 February 2015, 17:00
Related releases:eso1505
Size:3338 x 3391 px

About the Object

Name:Henize 2-428
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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