The galaxy NGC 1255

Image of NGC 1255
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 1255 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 3° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name NGC 1255
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Fornax
Magnitude:11.10 (V)[2]
11.80 (B)[1]
9.22 (H)[1]
9.46 (J)[1]
8.38 (K)[1]
Hubble type:SABb
Right Ascension:03h13m [1]
Declination:-25°43' [1]
Distance:21.5 Mpc
70.1 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.56

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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