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.). . The object can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.
|Index Catalogue Id||IC4406|
|Naked Eye Visible||Yes - Magnitudes|