The galaxy IC 498

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , IC 498 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:44 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 36° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:42, 54° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:06, when it sinks below 21° above your western horizon.

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Name IC 498
Object Type Galaxy
Constellation:Canis Minor
Magnitude:14.60 (B) [1]
11.86 (J) [1]
11.33 (H) [1]
10.76 (K) [1]
Hubble type:Sb
Right ascension:08h09m [1]
Declination:+05°16' [1]




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