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IC 4868 - Double Star in Telescopium

IC 4868 is a Double Star in the Telescopium constellation. IC 4868 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 4868
Double Star
Telescopium
  • IC 4868 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 10.56, IC 4868 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 4868 - Double Star in Telescopium

Photometric information of IC 4868

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 4868 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).

11.12
10.56

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4868

The image below is a photograph of IC 4868 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 4868 - Double Star in Telescopium star
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DSS2 image of IC 4868 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4868

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4868 are provided in the following table:

19h 33m 33s
-45° 53’ 34”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4868 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 4868 - Double Star in Telescopium star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4868 - Double Star in Telescopium.

Finder chart IC 4868 - Double Star in Telescopium star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4868 - Double Star in Telescopium.

Rise ans set times of IC 4868 from your location

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

IC 4868 - Double Star in Telescopium is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]