NGC2392, also known as the “Eskimo Nebula” (sometimes referred to as the “Clownface Nebula”, although not common) is a small planetary nebula in the constellation Gemini.
It is estimated to be only about 1000 years old.

It is a bright planetary nebula at mag 10.1, and is therefore also visible in relatively small telescopes.
The distance to NGC2392 is about 2.900 light-years.

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Name NGC2392 – The Eskimo Nebula
Type Planetary nebula
Constellation Gemini
Right ascension 07h 29m 10s
Declination +20° 54′ 42″
Distance 2.900 ly
Other designations Caldwell 39