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Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 602


Type Emission Nebula in SMC 
Position 01 29.5, -73 34
Constellation Hydrus
Camera and Telescope STXL6303E and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details HaOIIILRGB 785:1095:105:90:90:90 all 1x1 with Astrodon filters (3nm bandpass for Ha and OIII).  
Description This seldom imaged object is an outlying nebula of the Small Magellanic Cloud and is about1.5' x 7' in size.  Click here for a HST image.