IC4665 is well placed
2016 Jun 16
Dominic Ford – originally published on In-The-Sky.org
The open star cluster IC 4665 in Ophiuchus will be well placed for observation. It will reach its highest point in the sky at around midnight local time.
At a declination of +05°43', it is visible across much of the world; it can be seen at latitudes between 75°N and 64°S.
From London (click to change), it will be visible all night. It will become visible at around 23:41 (GMT) as the dusk sky fades, 41° above your south-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 02:23, 41° above your south-western horizon.
At magnitude 4.2, IC4665 is tricky to make out with the naked eye except from a dark site, but is visible through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.
The precise position of IC4665 is as follows:
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The coordinates above are given in J2000.0.
The details of this observing event were provided courtesy of In-The-Sky.org