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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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NGC 6444 - Open Cluster in Scorpius

Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:24 | Tran: 23:20 | Set: 1:20
Altitude: -3.3°   Azimuth: 147.9°   Direction: South-South-East

NGC 6444 is a Open Cluster in the Scorpius constellation. NGC 6444 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6444 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 6444 - Open Cluster in Scorpius star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6444 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (6.9 arcmin) and minor (6.9 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Apparent Coordinates

17h 51m 13s
-34° 49’ 31”
21h 17m 04s

J2000 Coordinates

17h 49m 35s
-34° 49’ 10”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6444 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 6444 - Open Cluster in Scorpius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6444 - Open Cluster in Scorpius.

Finder chart NGC 6444 - Open Cluster in Scorpius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6444 - Open Cluster in Scorpius.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 6444 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6444 is a visual representation of it.
6.9 arcmin
6.9 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 6444 - Open Cluster in Scorpius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 124.8°
Max altitude: 3.7°
Azimuth: 235.2°