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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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NGC 6294 - Double Star in Ophiuchus

Altitude: -41.2°   Azimuth: 278.4°   Direction: West

NGC 6294 is a Double Star in the Ophiuchus constellation. NGC 6294 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6294 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 6294 - Double Star in Ophiuchus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6294 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 6294

NGC 6294
Double Star
Ophiuchus

NGC 6294 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -41.2°
Azimuth: 278.4°
Direction: West

See also NGC 6294 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 6294 - Double Star in Ophiuchus

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6294

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6294 are provided in the following table:

17h 10m 15s
-26° 34’ 27”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6294 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 6294 - Double Star in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6294 - Double Star in Ophiuchus.

Finder chart NGC 6294 - Double Star in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6294 - Double Star in Ophiuchus.

Rise and set times of NGC 6294 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6294 - Double Star in Ophiuchus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.6°
Max altitude: 11.9°
Azimuth: 243.4°