NGC 6174 - Galaxy Pair in Hercules
NGC 6174 is a Galaxy Pair in the Hercules constellation. NGC 6174 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
See also NGC 6174 rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 6174The following table reports NGC 6174 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6174 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6174
The image below is a photograph of NGC 6174 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6174
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6174 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6174 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 6174 from your location
NGC 6174 - Galaxy Pair in Hercules is circumpolar and transits at 12:01 UTC (altitude: 79.4°)