IC 4592

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IC 4592
Reflection nebula
Rho Ophiucus Widefield.jpg
The distinct Blue Horsehead Nebula can be seen in the lower part of this wide field image.
Observation data: J2000 epoch
Right ascension 16h 11m 58.6s
Declination−19° 27′ 17″
Distance400 ly
Physical characteristics
Radius40 ly
DesignationsIC 4592, Blue Horsehead Nebula
See also: Lists of nebulae

IC 4592 (also known as the Blue Horsehead Nebula) is a reflection nebula in the Scorpius constellation that is lit by Nu Scorpii.

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