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Retina Nebula Facts

Retina Nebula Facts Nebula in Lupus

Retina Nebula is a nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 2,000 light years away in the constellation of Lupus.

It is also referred to as IC4406 which is short for Index Catalogue number 4406. The Index Catalogue is an update to the earlier NGC catalogue.

The Nebula's location is 14:22:26 (R.A.) and 44:09:04 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 0.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 30 . The object can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.

Fact File


NameRetina Nebula
TypeNebula
Index Catalogue IdIC4406
ConstellationLupus
Right Ascension14:22:26
Declination44:09:04
Distance (Lt.Yr)2,000
Apparent Dimension30
Visual / Apparent Magnitude0.00
Naked Eye VisibleYes - Magnitudes
CoprightN.A.S.A. JPL

Location of Retina Nebula Facts in Lupus


Retina Nebula Facts Nebula in Lupus

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