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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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NGC 6823 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Vulpecula

Below the horizon.  Rise: 16:54 | Tran: 1:06 | Set: 9:15
Alt: -4.12°   Az: 316.78°   Direction: North-West

NGC 6823 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Vulpecula constellation. NGC 6823 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Given its visual magnitude of 7.1, NGC 6823 is visible with the help of a small binocular.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6823 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 6823 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Vulpecula star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6823 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (6 arcmin) and minor (6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

19h 44m 12s
+23° 21’ 34”
08h 47m 41s
04h 31m 54s

J2000

19h 43m 09s
+23° 17’ 59”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6823 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 6823 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Vulpecula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6823 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Vulpecula.

Finder chart NGC 6823 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Vulpecula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6823 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Vulpecula.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 6823 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

7.71
7.1

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 6823 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6823 is a visual representation of it.
6 arcmin
6 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 6823 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Vulpecula rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.6°
Max altitude: 61.9°
Azimuth: 293.4°