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IC 2220 (4,928 of 18,816)


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Toby Jug Nebula

IC 2220, AM 0755-585, ESO 124-3, Magakian 302, V341 Car, Butterfly Nebula (in Carina), Toby Jug Nebula

RA: 07h 56m 51.3s
Dec: −59° 07′ 31″

Con: Carina
Ch: MSA:467, U2:424, SA:24


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Type: bright nebula

Mag: B=?, V=?

Size: ?
PA: ?

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Nicknames: Butterfly Nebula, Toby Jug Nebula

Published comments

Dachs et al. (1978)

This reflection nebula is known as the Butterfly Nebula (see Dachs et al. [1978A&A....63..353D] "On the photometric variations of the red giant HD 65750 and of the surrounding reflection nebula IC 2220", fig 1.)

Magakian T. Yu. (2003)

= IC2220, GN 07.55.9, Other designations: V341 Car

Class: C,CN? (reflection neb, cometary neb?)

Modern observations

Brian Skiff

[= Toby Jug Nebula]

illum * = HR 3126 = HD 65750 = V341 Car, V=6.25, M0III.

PASP 103,415: sfc photom

15cm - surrounds m7 *, best vis @ 80x by moving telescope sl. 140x: helps to

shift telescope here, too. most obvious neb is spike extending 1'.5 SSW

from *, which is only sl or-yel. BS, 9Nov1993, LCO.

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Magda Streicher

(no date)

Alldays (22.50S, 20.12E, 770m).

12-inch f/10 SCT (76x, 218x)

Soft nebula with a star more or less 12 Magnitude seen with averted vision. My eyes keep flouting into the nebulosity surround the star. It could be more than 3' in size. Will go back.

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