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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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NGC 6914 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 27.32°   Az: 304.99°   Direction: North-West

NGC 6914 is a Reflection Nebula in the Cygnus constellation. NGC 6914 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 6914 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 6914 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6914 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (3 arcmin) and minor (3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

20h 25m 34s
+42° 33’ 48”
06h 35m 14s
03h 00m 48s

J2000

20h 24m 42s
+42° 28’ 57”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6914 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 6914 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6914 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus.

Finder chart NGC 6914 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6914 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 6914 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6914 is a visual representation of it.
3 arcmin
3 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

NGC 6914 - Reflection Nebula in Cygnus is circumpolar and transits at 00:48 UTC (altitude: 81.1°)