IC 4940 - Other Classification in Sagittarius
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).
Key facts about IC 4940
See also IC 4940 rise and set times.
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4940
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4940 are provided in the following table:
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°.