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IC 4685 - Nebula

IC 4685 is a Nebula in the Sagittarius constellation. IC 4685 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 4685
Nebula
Sagittarius
Available Resources for IC 4685 - Nebula

Apparent size of IC 4685

The following table reports IC 4685 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4685 is a visual representation of it.
15 arcmin
10 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4685

The image below is a photograph of IC 4685 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 4685 - Nebula star
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DSS2 image of IC 4685 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (15 arcmin) and minor (10 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4685

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4685 are provided in the following table:

18h 09m 18s
-23° 59’ 13”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4685 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 4685 - Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4685 - Nebula.

Finder chart IC 4685 - Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4685 - Nebula.

Rise ans set times of IC 4685 from your location

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

Today's IC 4685 - Nebula rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.0°
Max altitude: 14.5°
Azimuth: 246.0°
IC 4685 - Nebula is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom