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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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NGC 6551 - Other Classification in Sagittarius

Below the horizon.  Rise: 22:05 | Tran: 1:06 | Set: 4:03
Altitude: -63.6°   Azimuth: 41.4°   Direction: North-East

NGC 6551 is a Other Classification in the Sagittarius constellation. NGC 6551 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 6551 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 6551 - Other Classification in Sagittarius star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6551 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 6551

NGC 6551
Other Classification
Sagittarius

NGC 6551 is below the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: -63.6°
Azimuth: 41.4°
Direction: North-East

See also NGC 6551 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 6551 - Other Classification in Sagittarius

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6551

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6551 are provided in the following table:

18h 08m 59s
-29° 33’ 28”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6551 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 6551 - Other Classification in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6551 - Other Classification in Sagittarius.

Finder chart NGC 6551 - Other Classification in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6551 - Other Classification in Sagittarius.

Rise and set times of NGC 6551 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6551 - Other Classification in Sagittarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 119.6°
Max altitude: 9.0°
Azimuth: 240.4°