NGC 5979 Nebula

NGC 5979

NGC 5979 is a planetary nebula of a little over ⅔ of a light-year across, located in the southern constellation of Triangulum Australe (the Southern Triangle). On the third planet in the system, the unique mix of the colors from the dying star and the nebula combine to give the nightside that magical greenish-yellow purple color.

  • Galaxy map search reference: CSI-61-15434
  • Distance from previous camp: 4834 LY
  • Distance from Earth: 9000 LY
  • Total route distance so far: 11646 LY

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