IC 4628


Details

IC 4628 also called Prawn Nebula, is a beautiful emission nebula in the constellation of Scorpius. The open cluster on top of the image is NGC 6242, the opaque dark cloud is Barnard 48.


Image Details

Telescope Optics
Takahashi FSQ106ED

Mount
Knopf MK100 + Koch FS2

Camera
Moravian G3-16200

Filters
Baader RGB + Ha

Integration Time
30x 600s Lum, 14x600s R, 18x600s G, 12x600s B
14x600s Ha

Date
July 2017 (LRGB) July 2016 (Ha)

Conditions
Excellent Sky Conditions

Remarks

Object Details

Type of Object
Emission Nebula, Open Cluster

Constellation
Scorpius

Location
Kiripotib Guestfarm Namibia