The galaxy M 77

Image of M 77
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , M 77 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:51 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 46° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 18:40, 47° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 22:38, when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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Name M 77
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 1068
Cetus A
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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