The galaxy NGC 257

Image of NGC 257
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 257 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:57 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:23, 55° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:58, when it sinks below 21° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 257
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Pisces
Magnitude:13.70 (B) [2]
10.51 (J) [2]
9.80 (H) [2]
9.51 (K) [2]
Hubble type:Sc
Right ascension:00h48m [2]
Declination:+08°17' [2]
Distance:69.9 Mpc
227.9 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.52

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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