IC 4665

Introduction | Map | Sketch | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the open star cluster IC 4665 in the constellation Ophiuchus.

 

Introduction

The open star cluster IC 4665 in the constellation Ophiuchus can, according to Stoyan, already be seen with the naked eye as a faint glow.

Size: 70' (Stoyan)
Distance: 1,200 light years (Stoyan)
Rating: *** (Stoyan)

 

Map

NGC 6633 in the constellation Ophiuchus (right)

 

Sketch

The sketch by Michael Vlasov (DeepSkyWatch.com) provides a rough impression of what I might have observed in Summer/Autumn 2016: Sketch of IC 4665 by Michael Vlasov (Copyright © Michael Vlasov 2016)

Note: I only have the author's permission to link to the sketch.

 

My Own Observations

I observed IC 4665 on September 7, 2016 in Mühlhausen / Kraichgau using the Skymax-102 on my GoTo mount. I saw only relatively distant stars...

 

References

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