The galaxy IC 4688

Image of IC 4688
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , IC 4688 will become visible around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 59° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 03:27.

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Name IC 4688
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:14.70 (B) [2]
11.24 (J) [2]
10.56 (H) [2]
10.24 (K) [2]
Hubble type:Sc
Right ascension:18h08m [2]
Declination:+11°42' [2]
Distance:71.6 Mpc
233.4 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-19.57

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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