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NGC 6639 - Open Cluster in Scutum

NGC 6639 is a Open Cluster in the Scutum constellation. NGC 6639 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 6639
Open Cluster
Scutum
Available Resources for NGC 6639 - Open Cluster in Scutum

Apparent size of NGC 6639

The following table reports NGC 6639 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6639 is a visual representation of it.
6 arcmin
6 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6639

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6639 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 6639 - Open Cluster in Scutum star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6639 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (6 arcmin) and minor (6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6639

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6639 are provided in the following table:

18h 30m 59s
-13° 09’ 20”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6639 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 6639 - Open Cluster in Scutum star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6639 - Open Cluster in Scutum.

Finder chart NGC 6639 - Open Cluster in Scutum star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6639 - Open Cluster in Scutum.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6639 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6639 - Open Cluster in Scutum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 103.2°
Max altitude: 25.4°
Azimuth: 256.8°
NGC 6639 - Open Cluster in Scutum is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom