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IC 4706 - Nebula

IC 4706 is a Nebula in the Sagittarius constellation. IC 4706 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 4706
Nebula
Sagittarius
Available Resources for IC 4706 - Nebula

Apparent size of IC 4706

The following table reports IC 4706 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4706 is a visual representation of it.
3.47 arcmin
3.47 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4706

The image below is a photograph of IC 4706 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 4706 - Nebula star
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DSS2 image of IC 4706 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3.47 arcmin) and minor (3.47 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4706

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4706 are provided in the following table:

18h 19m 36s
-16° 01’ 53”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4706 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 4706 - Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4706 - Nebula.

Finder chart IC 4706 - Nebula star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4706 - Nebula.

Rise ans set times of IC 4706 from your location

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

Today's IC 4706 - Nebula rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.0°
Max altitude: 22.5°
Azimuth: 254.0°
IC 4706 - Nebula is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom