The galaxy IC 4688

Image of IC 4688
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

From Fairfield , IC 4688 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:41, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:29, 60° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:02, 54° above your south-western horizon.

Begin typing the name of a town near to you, and then select the town from the list of options which appear below.
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

Fairfield

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

Color scheme