Messier 0 ()
Messier object number 0 (NGC 3324) is a diffuse nebula and in the constellation of Ship keel. It is also known as the . It is approximately 7,550 lightyears away from earth.
NGC 3324 is a diffuse nebula, embedded in a young open star cluster. It sits right next to Great Carina Nebula (NGC3372), another beautiful diffuse nebula. It discovered in 1826 by James Dunlop, a Scottish astronomer who emigrated to Australia and did most of his scientific work there.