The galaxy M 32

Image of M 32
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 32 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:07 (EDT) – 6 hours and 38 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 46° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:23.

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Name M 32
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 221
Position
Constellation:Andromeda
Magnitude:8.08 (V)[1]
9.03 (B)[1]
5.37 (H)[1]
5.10 (K)[1]
6.28 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.95
Hubble type:E
Right Ascension:00h42m [1]
Declination:+40°51' [1]
Distance:771.0 kpc
2513.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-16.36

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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