The galaxy NGC 1079

Image of NGC 1079
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , NGC 1079 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 13° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 1079
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Fornax
Magnitude:11.37 (V)[2]
12.17 (B)[2]
9.27 (J)[2]
8.55 (H)[2]
8.34 (K)[2]
B-V Color (mag):0.80
Hubble type:SABa
Right ascension:02h43m [2]
Declination:-29°00' [2]
Distance:24.4 Mpc
79.4 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.56

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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