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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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NGC 6847 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cygnus

Altitude: -7.0°   Azimuth: 14.5°   Direction: North-North-East

NGC 6847 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Cygnus constellation. NGC 6847 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 6847 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 6847 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cygnus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6847 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (10 arcmin) and minor (10 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 6847

NGC 6847
Star Cluster + Nebula
Cygnus

NGC 6847 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -7.0°
Azimuth: 14.5°
Direction: North-North-East

See also NGC 6847 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 6847 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cygnus

Apparent size of NGC 6847

The following table reports NGC 6847 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6847 is a visual representation of it.
10 arcmin
10 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6847

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6847 are provided in the following table:

19h 56m 38s
+30° 12’ 46”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6847 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 6847 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6847 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cygnus.

Finder chart NGC 6847 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6847 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cygnus.

Rise and set times of NGC 6847 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6847 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cygnus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.8°
Max altitude: 68.7°
Azimuth: 300.2°