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NGC 6421 - Association of Stars in Scorpius

NGC 6421 is a Association of Stars in the Scorpius constellation. NGC 6421 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 6421
Association of Stars
Scorpius
Available Resources for NGC 6421 - Association of Stars in Scorpius

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6421

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6421 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 6421 - Association of Stars in Scorpius star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6421 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6421

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6421 are provided in the following table:

17h 45m 43s
-33° 41’ 34”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6421 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 6421 - Association of Stars in Scorpius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6421 - Association of Stars in Scorpius.

Finder chart NGC 6421 - Association of Stars in Scorpius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6421 - Association of Stars in Scorpius.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6421 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6421 - Association of Stars 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: 123.7°
Max altitude: 4.8°
Azimuth: 236.3°
NGC 6421 - Association of Stars in Scorpius is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom