Blue Snowball Nebula (NGC 7662)
The Blue Snowball Nebula (NGC 7662) is a planetary nebula in the
west of the constellation Andromeda, 2.5 degrees
west-southwest of the star Iota Andromedae. One of the easiest planetaries
to observe with small instruments, it appears blue-green and has a very
faint central star that is variable with a magnitude range of 12 to 16.
The image shown here was obtained by the Hubble Space Telescope.
||32" × 28"
||R.A. 23h 25m 54s,
Dec. +42° 37'
|PK 106-17 1, GCRV 14695,
PN ARO 20
AND STAR CLUSTERS