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IC 4603 - Nebula in Ophiuchus

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.

IC 4603
Nebula
Ophiuchus
  • IC 4603 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 11° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 4603 - Nebula in Ophiuchus

Apparent size of IC 4603

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4603

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 0.66666666666667x0.66666666666667 degrees (40x40 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 and finder chart of IC 4603

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4603 are provided in the following table:

16h 25m 23s
-24° 28’ 05”

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.

Rise ans set times of IC 4603 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
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, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.5°
Max altitude: 14.1°
Azimuth: 245.5°
IC 4603 - Nebula in Ophiuchus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom