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 Ashburn , M 77 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 29° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:17, 50° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:26, when it sinks to 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)[1]
9.61 (B)[1]
5.79 (K)[1]
6.97 (J)[1]
6.26 (H)[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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