IC4665 well placed for observation

Thursday 19th Jun 201422:57

The open star cluster IC 4665 in Ophiuchus will be well placed for observation, culminating at around midnight local time.

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.

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.