The galaxy NGC 6861

Image of NGC 6861
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

From Cambridge , NGC 6861 is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

Begin typing the name of a town near to you, and then select the town from the list of options which appear below.
Name NGC 6861
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Telescopium
Magnitude:11.20 (V) [2]
15.25 (B) [2]
12.54 (J) [2]
11.89 (H) [2]
11.61 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):2.33
Hubble type:SBd
Right ascension:20h11m [2]
Declination:-48°16' [2]
Distance:31.1 Mpc
101.4 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.26

Cambridge

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

Color scheme