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NGC 6090 - Galaxy Pair

NGC 6090 is a Galaxy Pair in the Draco constellation. NGC 6090 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 6090
Galaxy Pair
Draco
  • NGC 6090 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 87° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 6090 - Galaxy Pair

Apparent size of NGC 6090

The following table reports NGC 6090 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6090 is a visual representation of it.
0.8 arcmin
0.8 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6090

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6090 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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of NGC 6090 - Galaxy Pair star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6090 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.8 arcmin) and minor (0.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6090

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6090 are provided in the following table:

16h 11m 40s
+52° 27’ 24”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6090 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 6090 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6090 - Galaxy Pair.

Finder chart NGC 6090 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6090 - Galaxy Pair.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6090 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

NGC 6090 - Galaxy Pair is circumpolar and transits at 18:48 UTC (altitude: 89.0°)