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NGC 6556 - Association of Stars

NGC 6556 is a Association of Stars in the Sagittarius constellation. NGC 6556 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 6556
Association of Stars
Sagittarius
Available Resources for NGC 6556 - Association of Stars

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6556

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6556 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 6556 - Association of Stars star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6556 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6556

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6556 are provided in the following table:

18h 09m 57s
-27° 31’ 28”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6556 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 6556 - Association of Stars star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6556 - Association of Stars.

Finder chart NGC 6556 - Association of Stars star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6556 - Association of Stars.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6556 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6556 - Association of Stars rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 117.5°
Max altitude: 11.0°
Azimuth: 242.5°
NGC 6556 - Association of Stars is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom