IC 4603

IC 4603

IC 4603 is a blue reflection nebula in the constellation of Ophiuchus. Sections of the dust clouds are extremely dense and completely block background stars from view.

IC 4603 is one of several beautiful and colourful nebulae in the vicinity of the bright star Antares.

F. O.V.    40 x 40 min of arc.

Telescope.    Orion Optics UK AG12.

Camera.   S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.  36 x 600 sec.    June 2021.

Location.   (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.