Credits: Bob Franke

IC 4756 is an open cluster in the Serpens constellation. It is at a distance of about 1300 light years away from Earth.

Facts about IC4756 by Keith Turnecliff

This open cluster has the virtue of being easy to find. It is a lovely binocular sight consisting of about a dozen 7th and 8th magnitude stars.
The best time of year to observe IC4756 is during the summer, when Ophiuchus is prominent in the evening sky.

This star chart for IC4756 represents the view from Long Itchington for early August at 10pm.
Credits: Image courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 8, researched and implemented by Keith Turnecliff.
Insert shows close up of target area.