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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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NGC 6966 - Double Star in Aquarius

Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:31 | Tran: 1:35 | Set: 7:36
Alt: -32.05°   Az: 323.28°   Direction: North-West

NGC 6966 is a Double Star in the Aquarius constellation. NGC 6966 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 6966 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 6966 - Double Star in Aquarius star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6966 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

20h 48m 42s
+00° 27’ 33”
09h 58m 12s
06h 46m 54s

J2000

20h 47m 26s
+00° 22’ 03”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6966 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 6966 - Double Star in Aquarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6966 - Double Star in Aquarius.

Finder chart NGC 6966 - Double Star in Aquarius star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6966 - Double Star in Aquarius.

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 6966 - Double Star in Aquarius rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.5°
Max altitude: 39.0°
Azimuth: 270.5°