NGC 6406 - Double Star in Hercules
NGC 6406 is a Double Star in the Hercules constellation. NGC 6406 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.
See also NGC 6406 rise and set times.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6406
The image below is a photograph of NGC 6406 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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6406
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6406 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6406 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 6406 from your location
Today's NGC 6406 - Double Star in Hercules rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):