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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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IC 4850 - Nova Star in Aquila

Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:42 | Tran: 0:40 | Set: 6:42
Alt: -6.61°   Az: 278.23°   Direction: West

IC 4850 is a Nova Star in the Aquila constellation. IC 4850 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. Given its visual magnitude of 20.41, IC 4850 is visible only through long exposure photography.

The image below is a photograph of IC 4850 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 4850 - Nova Star in Aquila star
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DSS2 image of IC 4850 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

19h 21m 39s
-00° 05’ 10”
06h 42m 09s
02h 03m 49s

J2000

19h 20m 23s
-00° 08’ 00”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4850 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 4850 - Nova Star in Aquila star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4850 - Nova Star in Aquila.

Finder chart IC 4850 - Nova Star in Aquila star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4850 - Nova Star in Aquila.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 4850 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

20.81
20.41

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 4850 - Nova Star in Aquila rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.1°
Max altitude: 38.4°
Azimuth: 269.9°