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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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NGC 6648 - Other Classification in Draco

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 74.4°   Azimuth: 24.2°   Direction: North-North-East

NGC 6648 is a Other Classification in the Draco constellation. NGC 6648 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6648 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 6648 - Other Classification in Draco star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6648 in the Red band.

Apparent Coordinates

18h 25m 43s
+64° 59’ 29”

J2000 Coordinates

18h 25m 37s
+64° 58’ 34”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6648 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 6648 - Other Classification in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6648 - Other Classification in Draco.

Finder chart NGC 6648 - Other Classification in Draco star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6648 - Other Classification in Draco.

Rise and Set Times

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

NGC 6648 - Other Classification in Draco is circumpolar and transits at 23:00 UTC (altitude: 76.5°)