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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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NGC 6989 - Open Cluster in Cygnus

Altitude: 67.9°   Azimuth: 266.3°   Direction: West

NGC 6989 is a Open Cluster in the Cygnus constellation. NGC 6989 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6989 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 6989 - Open Cluster in Cygnus star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6989 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.

Key facts about NGC 6989

NGC 6989
Open Cluster
Cygnus

NGC 6989 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 67.9°
Azimuth: 266.3°
Direction: West

See also NGC 6989 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 6989 - Open Cluster in Cygnus

Apparent size of NGC 6989

The following table reports NGC 6989 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6989 is a visual representation of it.
5.4 arcmin
5.4 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6989

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6989 are provided in the following table:

20h 54m 06s
+45° 14’ 21”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6989 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 6989 - Open Cluster in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6989 - Open Cluster in Cygnus.

Finder chart NGC 6989 - Open Cluster in Cygnus star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6989 - Open Cluster in Cygnus.

Rise and set times of NGC 6989 from your location

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

NGC 6989 - Open Cluster in Cygnus is circumpolar and transits at 10:15 UTC (altitude: 83.8°)