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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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IC 4706 - Nebula in Sagittarius

Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:42 | Tran: 23:16 | Set: 3:54
Alt: -44.35°   Az: 307.47°   Direction: North-West

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.

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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 4706 - Nebula in Sagittarius 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

Apparent

18h 21m 01s
-16° 01’ 09”
09h 35m 13s
03h 56m 15s

J2000

18h 19m 36s
-16° 01’ 53”

Finder Chart

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 in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4706 - Nebula in Sagittarius.

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

Apparent Size

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

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 4706 - Nebula in Sagittarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.0°
Max altitude: 22.5°
Azimuth: 254.0°