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Ghost of Jupiter

Ian Ridpath

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

Second edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199609055
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739439
Ghost of Jupiter

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The 9th-magnitude planetary nebula NGC 3242 in Hydra, of similar apparent size to Jupiter. It lies about 2500  l.y. away.

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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