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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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NGC 6698 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius

Above the horizon.  Rise: 20:40 | Tran: 0:12 | Set: 3:48
Alt: 7.01°   Az: 148.16°   Direction: South-South-East

NGC 6698 is a Open Cluster in the Sagittarius constellation. NGC 6698 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6698 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 6698 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6698 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.98 arcmin) and minor (4.98 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

18h 49m 35s
-25° 26’ 53”
21h 38m 15s
16h 27m 50s

J2000

18h 48m 05s
-25° 28’ 37”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6698 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 6698 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6698 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius.

Finder chart NGC 6698 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6698 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 6698 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6698 is a visual representation of it.
4.98 arcmin
4.98 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 6698 - Open Cluster in Sagittarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.4°
Max altitude: 13.1°
Azimuth: 244.6°