DSS image of IC4406
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC4406, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of IC4406
Overlaid DSS image of IC4406, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Planetary Nebula
Magnitude  11
Size  0.77' x 0.5'
RA (2000)  14h 22' 25.9"
Dec (2000)  44° 9' 3" S
Constellation  Lupus
Description  E 80 deg

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
11 Jun 2010 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 262x

Bright, small, distinct object in a rich starfield, some bipolar structure, east and west margins soft, north and south quite abrupt, slight green color, no central star

Andrew Cooper
20 Jun 2009 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

Small 30", fairly bright, round and green without much detail, no central star visible
Other Data Sources for IC4406
Nearby objects for IC4406
6 objects found within 120'
IC4385 IC4387 IC4386
IC4390 NGC5530 IC4406
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

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.