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 not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 11° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name M 77
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 1068
Cetus A
Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:8.87 (V)[1]
9.61 (B)[1]
6.26 (H)[1]
5.79 (K)[1]
6.97 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.74
Hubble type:Sb
Right Ascension:02h42m [1]
Declination:-00°00' [1]
Distance:13.5 Mpc
44.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.78

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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