The galaxy M 77

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Washington , M 77 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:15 (MDT) and reaching an altitude of 52° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:49.

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Name M 77
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 1068
Cetus A
Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:8.87 (V) [2]
9.61 (B) [2]
6.97 (J) [2]
6.26 (H) [2]
5.79 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.74
Hubble type:Sb
Right ascension:02h42m [2]
Declination:-00°00' [2]
Distance:18.4 Mpc
60.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-22.45

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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