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NGC 6294 - Double Star in Ophiuchus

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 emisphere.

NGC 6294
Double Star
Ophiuchus
  • NGC 6294 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 6° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 6294 - Double Star in Ophiuchus

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6294

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.

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 ans set times of NGC 6294 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
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 [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.6°
Max altitude: 11.9°
Azimuth: 243.4°
NGC 6294 - Double Star in Ophiuchus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom