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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6731
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6731 are provided in the following table:
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°.
Rise ans set times of NGC 6731 from your location
NGC 6731 - Double Star in Lyra is circumpolar and transits at 21:31 UTC (altitude: 81.6°)