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Retina Nebula

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.

Fact File


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

Retina Nebula Nebula in Lupus

Location of Retina Nebula



Retina Nebula Nebula in Lupus