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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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NGC 6745 - Galaxy Triplet in Lyra

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 31.3°   Azimuth: 297.6°   Direction: West-North-West

NGC 6745 is a Galaxy Triplet in the Lyra constellation. NGC 6745 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6745 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 6745 - Galaxy Triplet in Lyra star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6745 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2.3 arcmin) and minor (2.3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 6745

NGC 6745
Galaxy Triplet
Lyra

NGC 6745 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 31.3°
Azimuth: 297.6°
Direction: West-North-West

See also NGC 6745 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 6745 - Galaxy Triplet in Lyra

Apparent size of NGC 6745

The following table reports NGC 6745 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6745 is a visual representation of it.
2.3 arcmin
2.3 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6745

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6745 are provided in the following table:

19h 01m 41s
+40° 45’ 11”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6745 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 6745 - Galaxy Triplet in Lyra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6745 - Galaxy Triplet in Lyra.

Finder chart NGC 6745 - Galaxy Triplet in Lyra star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6745 - Galaxy Triplet in Lyra.

Rise and set times of NGC 6745 from your location

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

NGC 6745 - Galaxy Triplet in Lyra is circumpolar and transits at 00:47 UTC (altitude: 79.3°)