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NGC 6111 - Galaxy Pair

NGC 6111 is a Galaxy Pair in the Draco constellation. NGC 6111 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 6111
Galaxy Pair
  • NGC 6111 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 31° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 15.2, NGC 6111 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
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Photometric information of NGC 6111

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 6111 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).


For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of NGC 6111.

23.53 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 6111

The following table reports NGC 6111 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6111 is a visual representation of it.
0.85 arcmin
0.72 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6111

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6111 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 6111 - Galaxy Pair star
DSS2 image of NGC 6111 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.85 arcmin) and minor (0.72 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

NGC 6111 - Galaxy Pair morphological classification

NGC 6111 - Galaxy Pair is classified as Elliptical (E) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 6111 - Galaxy Pair in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 6111 - Galaxy Pair
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 6111 - Galaxy Pair, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6111

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6111 are provided in the following table:

16h 14m 22s
+63° 15’ 39”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6111 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 6111 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6111 - Galaxy Pair.

Finder chart NGC 6111 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6111 - Galaxy Pair.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6111 from your location

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

NGC 6111 - Galaxy Pair is circumpolar and transits at 18:51 UTC (altitude: 78.2°)