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IC 4605 (13,766 of 18,816)


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IC 4605

IC 4605, Ced 133, DG 142, VDB 108, LBN 353.24+15.66, LBN 1110, Magakian 669

RA: 16h 30m 12s
Dec: −25° 06′ 54″

Con: Scorpius
Ch: MSA:1397, U2:336, SA:22

Ref: [2003A&A...399..141M], SIMBAD, Corwin (2004)

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Type: reflection nebula

Mag: B=?, V=?

Size: 29′ x 22′
PA: ?

History and Accurate Positions for the NGC/IC Objects (Corwin 2004)

IC 4605. See IC 4591.

Historical observations

Barnard, E.E

This nebula was discovered by Barnard, who described it as "7th magnitude star in extremely faint, very large nebula."

Published comments

Cederblad, S. (1946) [VII/231]

Ced 133 (IC 4605)

Position (1900): RA 16 23.9, Dec - 24 56

Star: -24 12695 (Mp=4.55, V=4.87, SpT=B3)

Spectrum of nebula: continuous spectrum (observed)

Classification: Neb associated with mainly one star (which may be multiple) - star surrounded by a neb envelope with conspicuous structure (eg. IC 5146)

Size: (not given)

Notes: "IC 4605 = The nebula around -24 12695 = HD 148605 = Boss 22179 = 22 Scorpii. Disc. Barnard 1895 (61). FA 60. (60, 66, 68, 82, 88 Pl 36, 93 Pl 13, 294, 339, 366, 482, 486, 630 Pl 1 Pl 2 Pl 5, 715, 716)."

Burnham's Celestial Handbook

Burnham calls it "Extremely faint, irregular; diameter 20'. Surrounds 5th mag 22 Scorpii."

Lynds, B.T. (1962)

Lynds, B.T. (1962) Catalogue of dark nebulae. Astrophys.J.Suppl.Ser. 7, 1-52. [also: computer datafile: VII/7A]

Dorschner & Gürtler (1963)

Untersuchungen uber Reflexionsnebel.

DG 142

= IC 4605, Ced 133

Pos (1950.0) 16:26.9, −25:03

Size: 29x22 (blue), 14x14 (red).

Magakian T. Yu. (2003)

= DG 142, [RK68] 80, VdB 108, IC4605, GN 16.27.2, Ced 133

Class: C (reflection neb)

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