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 Fairfield , M 32 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:24 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 36° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:00.

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Name M 32
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 221
Magnitude:8.08 (V) [2]
9.03 (B) [2]
6.28 (J) [2]
5.37 (H) [2]
5.10 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.95
Hubble type:E
Right ascension:00h42m [2]
Declination:+40°51' [2]
Distance:674.5 kpc
2198.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-16.06
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