M1-92


M1-92

Planetary nebula


name = Planetary Nebula M 1-92
type =
epoch = J2000.0
ra = RA|19|36|18.0
dec = DEC|+29|33|00
dist_ly =
appmag_v = 11.7
size_v = 8 × 16 arcsec
constellation = Cygnus
radius_ly = -
absmag_v = -
notes = -
names = Footprint Nebula, IRAS 19343+2926

M1-92 is a planetary nebula. It was imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope in the 1990s. The bipolar planetary nebula has a particular form of twin lobes of material that emanates from a central star. Astronomers have dubbed this object as the Footprint Nebula.

ee also

* List of planetary nebulae

External links

* [http://kotisivu.mtv3.fi/deepsky/havaintom1-92.htm Footprint Nebula Observation Page]


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