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IC 4863 - Double Star

IC 4863 is a Double Star in the Sagittarius constellation. IC 4863 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 4863
Double Star
Sagittarius
  • IC 4863 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 11.38, IC 4863 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.
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Photometric information of IC 4863

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 4863 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).

11.93
11.38
10.34
10.03
9.96

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4863

The image below is a photograph of IC 4863 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 4863 - Double Star star
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DSS2 image of IC 4863 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4863

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4863 are provided in the following table:

19h 27m 51s
-36° 13’ 00”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4863 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 4863 - Double Star star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4863 - Double Star.

Finder chart IC 4863 - Double Star star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4863 - Double Star.

Rise ans set times of IC 4863 from your location

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

Today's IC 4863 - Double Star rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.2°
Max altitude: 2.3°
Azimuth: 233.8°
IC 4863 - Double Star is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom