The galaxy NGC 1277

Image of NGC 1277
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 1277 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:26 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 43° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:39, 89° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:13, when it sinks below 21° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 1277
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Magnitude:13.50 (V) [2]
14.90 (B) [3]
10.93 (J) [3]
10.17 (H) [3]
9.81 (K) [3]
Hubble type:S0-a
Right ascension:03h19m [3]
Declination:+41°34' [3]
Distance:56.9 Mpc
185.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.27

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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