The galaxy NGC 5556

Image of NGC 5556
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 5556 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 19° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 5556
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Hydra
Magnitude:12.43 (B) [2]
Hubble type:Scd
Right ascension:14h20m [2]
Declination:-29°14' [2]
Distance:16.4 Mpc
53.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-18.64

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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