IC 4605 - Nebula in Scorpius
IC 4605 is a Nebula in the Scorpius constellation. IC 4605 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.
- IC 4605 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 7° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
- Given its B magnitude of 4.7, IC 4605 is barely visible to the naked eye, easily visible with the help of a small binocular.
Photometric information of IC 4605
The following table lists the magnitude of IC 4605 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).
For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.
Apparent size of IC 4605The following table reports IC 4605 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4605 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4605
The image below is a photograph of IC 4605 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 1x1 degrees (60x60 arcmins).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4605
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4605 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4605 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of IC 4605 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's IC 4605 - 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):