The galaxy NGC 2179

Image of NGC 2179
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2179 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:50 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 24° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:34, 29° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 22:45, when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 2179
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Lepus
Magnitude:12.45 (V)[1]
13.33 (B)[1]
9.48 (H)[1]
10.16 (J)[1]
9.22 (K)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.88
Hubble type:S0-a
Right Ascension:06h08m [1]
Declination:-21°44' [1]
Distance:34.2 Mpc
111.5 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.22

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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