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NGC 6506 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius

NGC 6506 is a Open Cluster in the Sagittarius constellation. NGC 6506 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.

NGC 6506
Open Cluster
Sagittarius
Available Resources for NGC 6506 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6506

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6506 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 6506 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6506 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6506

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6506 are provided in the following table:

17h 59m 53s
-24° 41’ 07”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6506 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 6506 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6506 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius.

Finder chart NGC 6506 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6506 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6506 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6506 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.7°
Max altitude: 13.8°
Azimuth: 245.3°
NGC 6506 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom