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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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NGC 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila

Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:53 | Tran: 3:45 | Set: 9:33
Altitude: -31.9°   Azimuth: 315.8°   Direction: North-West

NGC 6926 is a Spiral Galaxy in the Aquila constellation. NGC 6926 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 6926 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 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6926 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.33 arcmin) and minor (0.37 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 6926

NGC 6926
Galaxy
Aquila

NGC 6926 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: -31.9°
Azimuth: 315.8°
Direction: North-West

See also NGC 6926 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 13.87, NGC 6926 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila

Photometric information of NGC 6926

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 6926 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).

14.87
13.87
10.25
9.67
9.35

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

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of NGC 6926.

21.61 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 6926

The following table reports NGC 6926 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6926 is a visual representation of it.
1.33 arcmin
0.37 arcmin
178°

NGC 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila morphological classification

NGC 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila is classified as Spiral (SAc) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila, Spiral (SAc).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6926

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6926 are provided in the following table:

20h 33m 06s
-02° 01’ 38”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6926 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 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila.

Finder chart NGC 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila.

Rise and set times of NGC 6926 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6926 - Spiral Galaxy in Aquila rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.0°
Max altitude: 36.5°
Azimuth: 268.0°