The galaxy NGC 1569

Image of NGC 1569
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 1569 is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky shortly before dawn, when it will be lost to twilight at around 03:41, 30° above your north-eastern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible at around 21:53 (EDT), 17° above your northern horizon.

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Name NGC 1569
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Camelopardalis
Magnitude:11.03 (V)[1]
11.86 (B)[1]
8.18 (H)[1]
7.86 (K)[1]
8.82 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.83
Hubble type:IB
Right Ascension:04h30m [1]
Declination:+64°50' [1]
Distance:2.9 Mpc
9.4 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-16.28

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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