The Red Spider Nebula is a two-lobed planetary nebula located in the southern constellation Sagittarius. The bipolar nebula lies at an approximate distance of 3,000 light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 13. Its designation in the New General Catalogue is NGC 6537.
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The nebula has the designation NGC 6618 in the New General Catalogue. It is also known as the Swan Nebula, Horseshoe Nebula, Lobster Nebula, or Checkmark Nebula.
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It is a well-known emission nebula surrounding a young open star cluster. The cluster associated with the nebula consists of a number of young stars belonging to the spectral classes O and B.
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