NGC 6426 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus
NGC 6426 is a Globular Cluster in the Ophiuchus constellation. NGC 6426 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 6426 rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 6426The following table reports NGC 6426 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6426 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6426
The image below is a photograph of NGC 6426 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 6426
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6426 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6426 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 6426 from your location
Today's NGC 6426 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):