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Iris Nebula
Iris Nebula
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble

Iris Nebula - reflection nebula

Iris Nebula, is a reflection nebula located in the constellation Cepheus .

Iris Nebula is magnitude 6.8 and is 18' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Iris Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. reflection nebula
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 6.8
      1. Size:
      2. 18'
      1. Caldwell #:
      2. C4

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.