The galaxy IC 1301

Image of IC 1301
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , IC 1301 is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 17:55 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 18:20 when it dips 22° above your north-western horizon. At 04:00, it will return to an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 37° before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:58.

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Name IC 1301
Object Type Galaxy
Magnitude:14.30 (B) [2]
10.78 (J) [2]
10.09 (H) [2]
9.84 (K) [2]
Hubble type:S0-a
Right ascension:19h26m [2]
Declination:+50°07' [2]
Distance:37.0 Mpc
120.6 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-18.54




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