IC 4628

Diffuse Nebula IC 4628 in Sorpius

The Prawn Nebula

[IC 4628]
Right Ascension 16 : 57.0 (h:m)
Declination -40 : 20 (deg:m)
Distance (kly)
Visual brightness (mag)
Apparent dimension 90. (arc min)

Discovered by E.E. Barnard.

The image in this page was obtained by Ray Palmer. It was taken Golden Grove Observatory, Western Australia. Equipment used to capture image was a Takahashi Epsilon e160 mounted on a Losmandy G-11, exposed on Kodak Elite Chrome 200 unhypered.

  • More images by Ray Palmer

  • Anglo-Australian Telescope image of IC 4628

  • SIMBAD Data for IC 4628
  • Observing Reports for IC 4628 (IAAC Netastrocatalog)

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    Hartmut Frommert