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🌎 Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

NGC 6980 - Star

NGC 6980 is a Star in the Aquarius constellation. NGC 6980 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.

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Available Resources for NGC 6980 - Star

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6980

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6980 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 6980 - Star star
DSS2 image of NGC 6980 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6980

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6980 are provided in the following table:

20h 52m 49s
-05° 50’ 16”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6980 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 6980 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6980 - Star.

Finder chart NGC 6980 - Star star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6980 - Star.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6980 from your location

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

Today's NGC 6980 - Star rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.8°
Max altitude: 32.7°
Azimuth: 264.2°
NGC 6980 - Star is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom