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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:55  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:41 south
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IC 4850 - Nova Star in Aquila

Altitude: 10.5°   Azimuth: 103.7°   Direction: East-South-East

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.

IC 4850
Nova Star

IC 4850 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 10.5°
Azimuth: 103.7°
Direction: East-South-East

See also IC 4850 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 20.41, IC 4850 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for IC 4850 - Nova Star in Aquila

Photometric information of IC 4850

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).


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

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4850

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of IC 4850 - Nova Star in Aquila star
DSS2 image of IC 4850 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4850

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4850 are provided in the following table:

19h 20m 23s
-00° 08’ 00”

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.

Rise ans set times of IC 4850 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

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