The galaxy NGC 2179

Image of NGC 2179
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2179 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:42 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:48, 27° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 21:40, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 2179
Object Type Galaxy
Magnitude:12.45 (V) [2]
13.33 (B) [2]
10.16 (J) [2]
9.48 (H) [2]
9.22 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.88
Hubble type:S0-a
Right ascension:06h08m [2]
Declination:-21°44' [2]
Distance:43.4 Mpc
141.5 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.74




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