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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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NGC 6344 - Double Star in Hercules

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 21.9°   Azimuth: 311.5°   Direction: North-West

NGC 6344 is a Double Star in the Hercules constellation. NGC 6344 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6344 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 6344 - Double Star in Hercules star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6344 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 6344

NGC 6344
Double Star
Hercules

NGC 6344 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 21.9°
Azimuth: 311.5°
Direction: North-West

See also NGC 6344 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 6344 - Double Star in Hercules

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6344

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6344 are provided in the following table:

17h 17m 17s
+42° 26’ 03”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6344 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 6344 - Double Star in Hercules star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6344 - Double Star in Hercules.

Finder chart NGC 6344 - Double Star in Hercules star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6344 - Double Star in Hercules.

Rise and set times of NGC 6344 from your location

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

NGC 6344 - Double Star in Hercules is circumpolar and transits at 23:10 UTC (altitude: 81.0°)