NGC 7662

Alt. Designations: NGC 7662
Object Type: planetary nebula
Constellation: Andromeda
Distance: 4 kly
Right Ascension: 23h 25m 53.9s
Declination: +42° 32´ 08"
Visual Magnitude: 8.3
Apparent Dimension: 0.62´ Dia.
Best Month To View: Oct

A planetary nebula in the west of the constellation Andromeda, 2.5 degrees west-southwest of the star Iota Andromedae. One of the easiest planetaries to observe with small instruments, it appears blue-green and has a very faint central star that is variable with a magnitude range of 12 to 16.