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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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IC 4603 - Nebula in Ophiuchus

Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:35 | Tran: 21:14 | Set: 0:53
Alt: -27.57°   Az: 95.51°   Direction: East

IC 4603 is a Nebula in the Ophiuchus constellation. IC 4603 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.

The image below is a photograph of IC 4603 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 0.6667x0.6667 degrees (40.00x40.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 4603 - Nebula in Ophiuchus star
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DSS2 image of IC 4603 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (20 arcmin) and minor (5 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 26m 53s
-24° 31’ 22”
17h 03m 35s
09h 30m 28s

J2000

16h 25m 23s
-24° 28’ 05”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4603 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 4603 - Nebula in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4603 - Nebula in Ophiuchus.

Finder chart IC 4603 - Nebula in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4603 - Nebula in Ophiuchus.

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 4603 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4603 is a visual representation of it.
20 arcmin
5 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's IC 4603 - Nebula in Ophiuchus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.5°
Max altitude: 14.0°
Azimuth: 245.5°