The galaxy NGC 296

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 296 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:57 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 35° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:30, 79° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:26, when it sinks below 21° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 296
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Pisces
Magnitude:13.50 (B) [2]
10.23 (J) [2]
9.52 (H) [2]
9.14 (K) [2]
Hubble type:Sb
Right ascension:00h55m [2]
Declination:+31°32' [2]
Distance:52.6 Mpc
171.5 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.10

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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