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IC4628 - Gum 56 (or the Prawn Nebula)
Located in Scorpius, this object is a treat for southern astrophotographers. Discovered by E. E. Barnarad.
Here is the same nebula shot in narrowband. Using the same equipment as below, this image took several weeks to capture for a total of 26 hours exposure.
(2648 x 2245)
Takahashi FS128 @ f6
Using Astrodon NarrowBand filters, the individual