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IC4665 is well placed

Tuesday, 2019, June 18 - 02:00

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°38', it is visible across much of the world; it can be seen at latitudes between 75°N and 64°S.

From London, it will be visible all night. It will become visible at around 23:41 (BST) 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 position of IC4665 is as follows:

Object Right Ascension Declination Constellation Magnitude Angular Size
IC4665 17h46m20s +05°38' Ophiuchus 4.2 41'00"

The coordinates above are given in J2000.0.

This entry in the observing calendar was provided by In-The-Sky.org

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