The galaxy NGC 1079

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 1079 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 19° 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
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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