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IC 4684 - Reflection Nebula

IC 4684 is a Reflection Nebula in the Sagittarius constellation. IC 4684 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 4684
Reflection Nebula
Sagittarius
Available Resources for IC 4684 - Reflection Nebula

Apparent size of IC 4684

The following table reports IC 4684 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4684 is a visual representation of it.
3 arcmin
2 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4684

The image below is a photograph of IC 4684 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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of IC 4684 - Reflection Nebula star
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DSS2 image of IC 4684 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3 arcmin) and minor (2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4684

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4684 are provided in the following table:

18h 09m 07s
-23° 26’ 08”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4684 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 4684 - Reflection Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4684 - Reflection Nebula.

Finder chart IC 4684 - Reflection Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4684 - Reflection Nebula.

Rise ans set times of IC 4684 from your location

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

Today's IC 4684 - Reflection Nebula rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.4°
Max altitude: 15.1°
Azimuth: 246.6°
IC 4684 - Reflection Nebula is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom