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NGC 6636 - Galaxy Pair

NGC 6636 is a Galaxy Pair in the Draco constellation. NGC 6636 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 6636
Galaxy Pair
Draco
  • NGC 6636 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 68° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 6636 - Galaxy Pair

Apparent size of NGC 6636

The following table reports NGC 6636 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6636 is a visual representation of it.
2.2 arcmin
2.2 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6636

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6636 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 6636 - Galaxy Pair star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6636 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2.2 arcmin) and minor (2.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6636

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6636 are provided in the following table:

18h 22m 04s
+66° 37’ 12”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6636 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 6636 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6636 - Galaxy Pair.

Finder chart NGC 6636 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6636 - Galaxy Pair.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6636 from your location

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

NGC 6636 - Galaxy Pair is circumpolar and transits at 20:58 UTC (altitude: 74.9°)