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Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 1360


Type Planetary Nebula 
Position  03 33.3, -25 51
Constellation Fornax
Camera and Telescope STXL11002 and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LRGB =165:60:60:60 with Baader filters. Luminance binned 1x1, colour 2x2
Description This unusual planetary nebula is almost exactly ten degrees north of the barred spiral NGC 1365. It's reasonably bright (magnitude 9.4) and quite large at about 6.5' across.  There is a small reddish jet at the lower right which apparently results from an earlier outburst of the central star.