NGC7048 is a planetary nebula in the constellation Cygnus.

This small nebula was discovered in 1878, its size is approximately 60 by 60 arc-seconds and is 6.200 light years from earth, the brightness is about magnitude 11. The nebula is slightly brighter on west and east sides.

The central star of NGC 7048 is though to be a white dwarf.

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Name NGC7048
Type Planetary nebula
Constellation Cygnus
Right ascension 46h 16m 59s
Declination +46° 16′ 59″
Distance 6.200 ly
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