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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

NGC 6904 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula

Above the horizon.  Rise: 19:04 | Tran: 3:34 | Set: 12:00
Altitude: 64.2°   Azimuth: 175.8°   Direction: South

NGC 6904 is a Open Cluster in the Vulpecula constellation. NGC 6904 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 6904 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 6904 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6904 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (4.2 arcmin) and minor (4.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 6904

NGC 6904
Open Cluster
Vulpecula

NGC 6904 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: 64.2°
Azimuth: 175.8°
Direction: South

See also NGC 6904 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 6904 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula

Apparent size of NGC 6904

The following table reports NGC 6904 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6904 is a visual representation of it.
4.2 arcmin
4.2 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6904

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6904 are provided in the following table:

20h 21m 47s
+25° 44’ 29”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6904 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 6904 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6904 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula.

Finder chart NGC 6904 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6904 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula.

Rise and set times of NGC 6904 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6904 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.3°
Max altitude: 64.3°
Azimuth: 295.7°