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🌎 Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

NGC 6473 - Star

NGC 6473 is a Star in the Draco constellation. NGC 6473 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 6473
Star
Draco
  • NGC 6473 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 82° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 6473 - Star

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6473

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6473 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 6473 - Star star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6473 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6473

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6473 are provided in the following table:

17h 47m 06s
+57° 18’ 35”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6473 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 6473 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6473 - Star.

Finder chart NGC 6473 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6473 - Star.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6473 from your location

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

NGC 6473 - Star is circumpolar and transits at 20:24 UTC (altitude: 84.2°)