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IC 4628 - Nebula in Scorpius

IC 4628 is a Nebula in the Scorpius constellation. IC 4628 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 4628
Nebula
Scorpius
Available Resources for IC 4628 - Nebula in Scorpius

Apparent size of IC 4628

The following table reports IC 4628 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4628 is a visual representation of it.
89.13 arcmin
58.88 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4628

The image below is a photograph of IC 4628 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 2.971x2.971 degrees (178.26x178.26 arcmins).

Image of IC 4628 - Nebula in Scorpius star
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DSS2 image of IC 4628 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (89.13 arcmin) and minor (58.88 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4628

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4628 are provided in the following table:

16h 56m 57s
-40° 27’ 03”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4628 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart IC 4628 - Nebula in Scorpius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4628 - Nebula in Scorpius.

Finder chart IC 4628 - Nebula in Scorpius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4628 - Nebula in Scorpius.

Rise ans set times of IC 4628 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

IC 4628 - Nebula in Scorpius is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]