The galaxy NGC 1116

Image of NGC 1116
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 1116 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 20:45, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:38, 62° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:08, 25° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 1116
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:15.40 (B) [2]
11.66 (J) [2]
10.87 (H) [2]
10.54 (K) [2]
Hubble type:Sab
Right ascension:02h50m [2]
Declination:+13°20' [2]
Distance:127.0 Mpc
414.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.12

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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