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 not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 15° from it.

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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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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