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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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NGC 6840 - Open Cluster in Aquila

Above the horizon.  Rise: 19:48 | Tran: 2:52 | Set: 9:52
Altitude: 30.6°   Azimuth: 249.4°   Direction: West-South-West

NGC 6840 is a Open Cluster in the Aquila constellation. NGC 6840 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.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6840 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 6840 - Open Cluster in Aquila star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6840 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.5 arcmin) and minor (4.5 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 6840

NGC 6840
Open Cluster
Aquila

NGC 6840 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 30.6°
Azimuth: 249.4°
Direction: West-South-West

See also NGC 6840 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 6840 - Open Cluster in Aquila

Apparent size of NGC 6840

The following table reports NGC 6840 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6840 is a visual representation of it.
4.5 arcmin
4.5 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6840

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6840 are provided in the following table:

19h 55m 15s
+12° 06’ 52”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6840 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 6840 - Open Cluster in Aquila star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6840 - Open Cluster in Aquila.

Finder chart NGC 6840 - Open Cluster in Aquila star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6840 - Open Cluster in Aquila.

Rise and set times of NGC 6840 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6840 - Open Cluster in Aquila rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 77.9°
Max altitude: 50.6°
Azimuth: 282.1°