From the June 2011 issue

A stellar summer planetary nebula

August 2011: Bright but tiny NGC 6210 holds colorful intricacies for any observer wily enough to seek them.
By | Published: June 27, 2011 | Last updated on May 18, 2023

Did you know that magnitude 9.2 NGC 6210, a planetary nebula in nearby Hercules the Strongman, not only rivals M57 in brightness, but also is a cinch to spot from many city locations with large binoculars or a small telescope?