IC 4628 - The Prawn Nebula

RGB 30 30 30 min.
ASA N12
ASA DDM 85
FLI ML 16200

Constellation Scorpius
Ra 16h 56m 54s
Dec -40° 30´ 44"

Prawn Nebula, also known as IC 4628, is an emission nebula located in the Sagittarius Arm of the Milky Way, around 6,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Scorpius. It forms part of the tail of the "False Comet" anchored by the bright open cluster NGC 6231.

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