IC 2220

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Coordinates: Sky map 07h 56m 51.3s, −59° 07′ 31″

IC 2220
reflection nebula
The Toby Jug Nebula as seen with ESO's Very Large Telescope.jpg
IC 2220 as seen with ESO's Very Large Telescope
Observation data: J2000 epoch
Right ascension 07h 56m 51.3s[1]
Declination −59° 07′ 31″[1]
Distance 1,200[2] ly
Apparent dimensions (V) 8 × 8 °[1]
Constellation Carina
Designations IC 2220, AM 0755-585, ESO 124-3
See also: Lists of nebulae

IC 2220, also known as the Toby Jug Nebula, is a reflection nebula located 1200 light years away in the southern constellation of Carina.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Search Results for IC 2220". Astronomical Database. SIMBAD. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "A Close Look at the Toby Jug Nebula". ESO Press Release. Retrieved 10 October 2013.