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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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NGC 6938 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula

Above the horizon.  Rise: 17:56 | Tran: 2:02 | Set: 10:03
Alt: 29.00°   Az: 89.99°   Direction: East

NGC 6938 is a Open Cluster in the Vulpecula constellation. NGC 6938 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 6938 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 6938 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6938 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (5.4 arcmin) and minor (5.4 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

20h 35m 47s
+22° 18’ 00”
19h 16m 09s
15h 51m 56s

J2000

20h 34m 41s
+22° 12’ 52”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6938 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 6938 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6938 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula.

Finder chart NGC 6938 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6938 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 6938 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6938 is a visual representation of it.
5.4 arcmin
5.4 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 6938 - Open Cluster in Vulpecula rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 67.7°
Max altitude: 60.8°
Azimuth: 292.3°