NGC 6480 - Association of Stars in Scorpius
NGC 6480 is a Association of Stars in the Scorpius constellation. NGC 6480 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.
Apparent size of NGC 6480The following table reports NGC 6480 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6480 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6480
The image below is a photograph of NGC 6480 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 6480
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6480 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6480 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.