Ring Nebula (NGC 6822)
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The Ring Nebula in Barnard's Galaxy has the official designation of Hubble 1925 III as it was the third (Roman numeral 3) object recorded in Hubble's 1925 paper, N.G.C. 6822, A Remote Stellar System. It includes areas of bright H II emission. In Paul W. Hodge's 1977 paper it was designated Hodge 4.
|H II region|
|Observation data: J2000.0 epoch|
|Right ascension||19h 44m 36s|
|Declination||-14° 41′ 42″|
|Distance||1.63 million ly ly (0.500 Mpc pc)|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||~14.5|
|Apparent dimensions (V)||53″|
|Radius||~419 ly (128.4 pc) (estimated) ly|
|Designations||Hubble 1925 III, Hodge 4, NGC 6822B, NGC 6822-2, IRAS 19421-1455, DDO 209, LEDA 63616, HIPASS J1944-14, 2MASX J19445619-1447512, IC 4895, MCG-02-50-006|
Its appearance is very similar to the filamentary nebula found in the Large Magellanic Cloud (see Meaburn 1981). It most resembles the circular ring-like nebula N70 in the LMC.
- Clayton, C. A. (1987-06-01). "The dynamics of the giant ring nebula Hubble III in NGC 6822". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 226 (3): 493–504. doi:10.1093/mnras/226.3.493. ISSN 0035-8711.
- Clayton, C.A. "The Dynamics of the giant ring nebula Hubble III in NGC 6822", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 226, May 15, 1987, p. 493-504
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