LDN 483 in the constellation of Serpens

LDN 483 is a dark cloud situated in the constellation of Serpens (The Snake). Serpens is the only constellation that is split into two parts and LDN 483 is in the tail of the snake,which is known as Serpens Cauda This chart shows the stars that can be seen with the naked eye on a dark night. The nebula is not noticeable through a telescope but can be readily photographed.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:7 January 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1501
Size:3338 x 4470 px

About the Object

Name:LDN 483
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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