ic 4628, prawn nebula,

IC 4628 - The Prawn  Nebula

 

RGB 28 21 21

ASA N12"

ASA DDM 85

FLI ML 16200

 

Constellation Scorpius

Ra  16:56:54.67

Dec -40:30:44.4

 

IC 4628 is approx. 6000 light years away and in the constellation Scorpius. The huge nebula (250 light years across) was discovered by Edward Barnard.