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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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NGC 6230 - Galaxy Pair in Ophiuchus

Above the horizon.  Rise: 17:27 | Tran: 23:48 | Set: 6:13
Altitude: 9.8°   Azimuth: 95.0°   Direction: East

NGC 6230 is a Galaxy Pair in the Ophiuchus constellation. NGC 6230 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 6230 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 6230 - Galaxy Pair in Ophiuchus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6230 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.7 arcmin) and minor (1.7 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 6230

NGC 6230
Galaxy Pair
Ophiuchus

NGC 6230 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 9.8°
Azimuth: 95.0°
Direction: East

See also NGC 6230 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 6230 - Galaxy Pair in Ophiuchus

Apparent size of NGC 6230

The following table reports NGC 6230 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6230 is a visual representation of it.
1.7 arcmin
1.7 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6230

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6230 are provided in the following table:

16h 50m 44s
+04° 36’ 18”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6230 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 6230 - Galaxy Pair in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6230 - Galaxy Pair in Ophiuchus.

Finder chart NGC 6230 - Galaxy Pair in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6230 - Galaxy Pair in Ophiuchus.

Rise and set times of NGC 6230 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6230 - Galaxy Pair in Ophiuchus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 85.4°
Max altitude: 43.1°
Azimuth: 274.6°