IC 4628
DSS image of IC 4628
Overlaid DSS image of IC 4628, 120' x 120' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around IC 4628

Type  Bright Nebula
Size  90' x 90'
RA (2000)  16h 56' 58.3"
Dec (2000)  40° 27' 4" S
Constellation  Scorpius
Description  F, eL, E pf, dif
Classification  E
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
May 27, 2006    Gila, NM (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Embedded in the rich star field of Trumpler24 is a faint glow, no visible definition or edges, large, faint, requires a very dark sky to see at all
Other Data Sources for IC 4628
Nearby objects for IC 4628
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.

NGC & IC object notes from Harold Corwin licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional supplementary material for NGC and IC catalog objects from Courtney Seligman with non-commercial use allowed, found at https://cseligman.com

IC 4628