The galaxy NGC 1459

Image of NGC 1459
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Washington , NGC 1459 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:24 (MDT) and reaching an altitude of 25° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:54.

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Name NGC 1459
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Fornax
Magnitude:13.62 (B) [2]
11.07 (J) [2]
10.49 (H) [2]
10.10 (K) [2]
Hubble type:SBbc
Right ascension:03h46m [2]
Declination:-25°31' [2]
Distance:53.5 Mpc
174.4 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.02

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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