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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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IC 4685 - Nebula in Sagittarius

Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:19 | Tran: 1:06 | Set: 4:49
Altitude: -28.2°   Azimuth: 266.1°   Direction: West

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.

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 in Sagittarius 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.

Key facts about IC 4685

IC 4685
Nebula
Sagittarius

IC 4685 is below the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: -28.2°
Azimuth: 266.1°
Direction: West

See also IC 4685 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 4685 - Nebula in Sagittarius

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

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 in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4685 - Nebula in Sagittarius.

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

Rise and set times of IC 4685 from your location

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

Today's IC 4685 - Nebula in Sagittarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.0°
Max altitude: 14.5°
Azimuth: 246.0°