The galaxy NGC 1461

Image of NGC 1461
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 1461 is visible between 21:09 and 02:26. It will become accessible around 21:09, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:45, 32° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:26 when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 1461
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Eridanus
Magnitude:11.70 (V) [2]
12.85 (B) [3]
9.30 (J) [3]
8.60 (H) [3]
8.34 (K) [3]
Hubble type:S0
Right ascension:03h48m [3]
Declination:-16°23' [3]
Distance:22.7 Mpc
74.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.08

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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