The galaxy NGC 2491

Image of NGC 2491
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2491 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:44 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 40° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:31, 56° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:05, when it sinks below 21° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 2491
Object Type Galaxy
Constellation:Canis Minor
Magnitude:15.60 (B) [1]
12.86 (J) [1]
12.18 (H) [1]
12.05 (K) [1]
Right ascension:07h58m [1]
Declination:+07°59' [1]




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