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IC 4940 - Other Classification in Sagittarius

Altitude: -45.7°   Azimuth: 109.2°   Direction: East-South-East

IC 4940 is a Other Classification in the Sagittarius constellation. IC 4940 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 4940 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 4940 - Other Classification in Sagittarius star
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DSS2 image of IC 4940 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 4940

IC 4940
Other Classification
Sagittarius

IC 4940 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -45.7°
Azimuth: 109.2°
Direction: East-South-East

See also IC 4940 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 4940 - Other Classification in Sagittarius

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4940

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4940 are provided in the following table:

20h 05m 44s
-44° 42’ 00”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4940 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 4940 - Other Classification in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4940 - Other Classification in Sagittarius.

Finder chart IC 4940 - Other Classification in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4940 - Other Classification in Sagittarius.

Rise and set times of IC 4940 from your location

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

IC 4940 - Other Classification in Sagittarius is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt