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 Ashburn , NGC 1079 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 21° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 1079
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Fornax
Magnitude:11.37 (V)[1]
12.17 (B)[1]
8.34 (K)[1]
9.27 (J)[1]
8.55 (H)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.80
Hubble type:SABa
Right Ascension:02h43m [1]
Declination:-29°00' [1]
Distance:26.1 Mpc
84.9 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.71

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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