The galaxy NGC 1556

Image of NGC 1556
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 1556 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 0° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 1556
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Dorado
Magnitude:13.53 (B)[1]
10.95 (H)[1]
10.77 (K)[1]
11.52 (J)[1]
Hubble type:Sb
Right Ascension:04h17m [1]
Declination:-50°09' [1]
Distance:18.7 Mpc
60.9 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-17.83

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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