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TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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NGC 6059 - Other Classification in Ophiuchus

Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:30 | Tran: 20:56 | Set: 2:25
Alt: -44.14°   Az: 14.80°   Direction: North-North-East

NGC 6059 is a Other Classification in the Ophiuchus constellation. NGC 6059 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6059 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 6059 - Other Classification in Ophiuchus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6059 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 08m 31s
-06° 28’ 38”
12h 42m 31s
04h 51m 02s

J2000

16h 07m 13s
-06° 24’ 47”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6059 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart NGC 6059 - Other Classification in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6059 - Other Classification in Ophiuchus.

Finder chart NGC 6059 - Other Classification in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6059 - Other Classification in Ophiuchus.

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's NGC 6059 - Other Classification in Ophiuchus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.5°
Max altitude: 32.0°
Azimuth: 263.5°