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NGC 6731 - Double Star in Lyra

NGC 6731 is a Double Star in the Lyra constellation. NGC 6731 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 6731
Double Star
Lyra
  • NGC 6731 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 5° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 6731 - Double Star in Lyra

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6731

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6731 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 6731 - Double Star in Lyra star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6731 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6731

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6731 are provided in the following table:

18h 57m 12s
+43° 04’ 36”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6731 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 6731 - Double Star in Lyra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6731 - Double Star in Lyra.

Finder chart NGC 6731 - Double Star in Lyra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6731 - Double Star in Lyra.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6731 from your location

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

NGC 6731 - Double Star in Lyra is circumpolar and transits at 21:31 UTC (altitude: 81.6°)