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NGC 6973 - Star

NGC 6973 is a Star in the Aquarius constellation. NGC 6973 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.

NGC 6973
Star
Aquarius
  • NGC 6973 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 18° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 6973 - Star

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6973

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6973 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 6973 - Star star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6973 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6973

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6973 are provided in the following table:

20h 52m 05s
-05° 53’ 43”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6973 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 6973 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6973 - Star.

Finder chart NGC 6973 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6973 - Star.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6973 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6973 - Star rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.9°
Max altitude: 32.6°
Azimuth: 264.1°
NGC 6973 - Star is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom