Weather for Apr 24 Night
Clouds Seeing

Waning Crescent
05:26 17:56
Astro Photography Tool - your Swiss army knife for your astro imaging sessions
OPT - The Telescope Authority
Last visited objects: NGC 6272
Credit: NGC/IC Project

Build and share your astrophotographer profile for free!

Be the first to share your astrophotograph for NGC 6272!

Upload Your Astrophotography

Galaxy NGC 6272

Galaxy in Hercules constellation (The Son of Zeus). Also known as CGCG 169-22, KUG 1656+280, PGC 59367.
My list Reminder

Data Sheet

30'' x 18''
14.5
11.9
16h 58m 58s
27º 55' 51''
0.0351
Sab
483 M light years

Telescope Simulator

Eyepiece Camera Off
Re-center

Hourly Elevation

Apr 24
Maximum elevation at 03:55 hours

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing at
Late July

What's in your location's Sky Tonight?

  • Planets
  • Asterismsby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Dark Nebulaeby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Diffuse Nebulaeby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Galaxiesby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Galaxy Clustersby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Globular Clustersby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Nebulaeby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Open Clustersby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Planetary Nebulaeby: magnitude size rise transit
  • Supernovaeby: magnitude size rise transit