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NGC 6360 - Association of Stars in Ophiuchus

NGC 6360 is a Association of Stars in the Ophiuchus constellation. NGC 6360 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 6360
Association of Stars
Ophiuchus
Available Resources for NGC 6360 - Association of Stars in Ophiuchus

Apparent size of NGC 6360

The following table reports NGC 6360 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6360 is a visual representation of it.
5.1 arcmin
5.1 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6360

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6360 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 6360 - Association of Stars in Ophiuchus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6360 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (5.1 arcmin) and minor (5.1 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6360

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6360 are provided in the following table:

17h 24m 28s
-29° 52’ 18”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6360 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 6360 - Association of Stars in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6360 - Association of Stars in Ophiuchus.

Finder chart NGC 6360 - Association of Stars in Ophiuchus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6360 - Association of Stars in Ophiuchus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6360 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6360 - Association of Stars 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: 119.9°
Max altitude: 8.6°
Azimuth: 240.1°
NGC 6360 - Association of Stars in Ophiuchus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom