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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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NGC 6797 - Other Classification in Sagittarius

Above the horizon.  Rise: 20:58 | Tran: 0:29 | Set: 4:04
Alt: 1.63°   Az: 136.91°   Direction: South-East

NGC 6797 is a Other Classification in the Sagittarius constellation. NGC 6797 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 6797 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 6797 - Other Classification in Sagittarius star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6797 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

19h 30m 31s
-25° 36’ 52”
20h 43m 05s
16h 13m 37s

J2000

19h 29m 00s
-25° 40’ 00”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6797 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 6797 - Other Classification in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6797 - Other Classification in Sagittarius.

Finder chart NGC 6797 - Other Classification in Sagittarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6797 - Other Classification in Sagittarius.

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 6797 - Other Classification in Sagittarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.6°
Max altitude: 12.9°
Azimuth: 244.4°