The galaxy NGC 639

Image of NGC 639
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 639 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 17° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 639
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Sculptor
Magnitude:14.67 (B) [2]
12.32 (J) [2]
11.61 (H) [2]
11.32 (K) [2]
Hubble type:Sa
Right ascension:01h38m [2]
Declination:-29°55' [2]
Distance:131.0 Mpc
427.1 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.92

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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