M77 (Galaxy)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , M77 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 23:00, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:14, 57° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:38, 42° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M77
Object type Galaxy
Other names
M77[1]
NGC 1068[2]
Arp 37[3]
Cetus A
Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:8.90 (V) [3]
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):-22.42
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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