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NGC 6670 - Galaxy Triplet

NGC 6670 is a Galaxy Triplet in the Draco constellation. NGC 6670 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 6670
Galaxy Triplet
Draco
  • NGC 6670 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 22° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 6670 - Galaxy Triplet

Apparent size of NGC 6670

The following table reports NGC 6670 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6670 is a visual representation of it.
1.2 arcmin
1.2 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6670

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6670 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 6670 - Galaxy Triplet star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6670 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.2 arcmin) and minor (1.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6670

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6670 are provided in the following table:

18h 33m 34s
+59° 53’ 19”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6670 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 6670 - Galaxy Triplet star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6670 - Galaxy Triplet.

Finder chart NGC 6670 - Galaxy Triplet star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6670 - Galaxy Triplet.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6670 from your location

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

NGC 6670 - Galaxy Triplet is circumpolar and transits at 21:10 UTC (altitude: 81.6°)