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M16
Common Name
Ghost, Eagle, or Star Queen Nebula
Object Type
Emission Nebula and Open Cluster
NGC
6611
Constellation
Serpens
Comments
Easy to find in a 10" reflector. The nebulosity is well illuminated by the star cluster.

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