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NGC 6334 - Supernova Remnant in Scorpius

NGC 6334 is a Supernova Remnant in the Scorpius constellation. NGC 6334 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 6334
Supernova Remnant
Scorpius
Available Resources for NGC 6334 - Supernova Remnant in Scorpius

Apparent size of NGC 6334

The following table reports NGC 6334 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6334 is a visual representation of it.
8.4 arcmin
8.4 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6334

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6334 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 6334 - Supernova Remnant in Scorpius star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6334 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (8.4 arcmin) and minor (8.4 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6334

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6334 are provided in the following table:

17h 20m 49s
-36° 06’ 10”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6334 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 6334 - Supernova Remnant in Scorpius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6334 - Supernova Remnant in Scorpius.

Finder chart NGC 6334 - Supernova Remnant in Scorpius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6334 - Supernova Remnant in Scorpius.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6334 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6334 - Supernova Remnant in Scorpius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.1°
Max altitude: 2.4°
Azimuth: 233.9°
NGC 6334 - Supernova Remnant in Scorpius is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom