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IC 4601 - Nebula in Scorpius

IC 4601 is a Nebula in the Scorpius constellation. IC 4601 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

IC 4601
Nebula
Scorpius
Available Resources for IC 4601 - Nebula in Scorpius

Apparent size of IC 4601

The following table reports IC 4601 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4601 is a visual representation of it.
20 arcmin
10 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4601

The image below is a photograph of IC 4601 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.66666666666667x0.66666666666667 degrees (40x40 arcmins).

Image of IC 4601 - Nebula in Scorpius star
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DSS2 image of IC 4601 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (20 arcmin) and minor (10 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4601

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4601 are provided in the following table:

16h 20m 17s
-20° 05’ 13”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4601 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart IC 4601 - Nebula in Scorpius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4601 - Nebula in Scorpius.

Finder chart IC 4601 - Nebula in Scorpius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4601 - Nebula in Scorpius.

Rise ans set times of IC 4601 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's IC 4601 - Nebula in Scorpius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.1°
Max altitude: 18.4°
Azimuth: 249.9°
IC 4601 - Nebula in Scorpius is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom