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north SunriseRise: 7:52  
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NGC 6974 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus

Altitude: -5.0°   Azimuth: 16.4°   Direction: North-North-East

NGC 6974 is a Supernova Remnant in the Cygnus constellation. NGC 6974 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 6974
Supernova Remnant
Cygnus

NGC 6974 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -5.0°
Azimuth: 16.4°
Direction: North-North-East

See also NGC 6974 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 6974 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6974

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6974 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 6974 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6974 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6974

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6974 are provided in the following table:

20h 51m 03s
+31° 49’ 41”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6974 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 6974 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6974 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus.

Finder chart NGC 6974 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6974 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6974 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6974 - Supernova Remnant in Cygnus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.2°
Max altitude: 70.3°
Azimuth: 301.8°