The galaxy NGC 2217

Image of NGC 2217
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2217 is visible between 21:33 and 23:43. It will become accessible at around 21:33, when it rises 21° above your southern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:38, 23° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 23:43 when it sinks to 22° above your southern horizon.

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Name NGC 2217
Object Type Galaxy
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:11.93 (V)[1]
11.04 (B)[1]
7.30 (H)[1]
7.09 (K)[1]
8.00 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.89
Hubble type:S0-a
Right Ascension:06h21m [1]
Declination:-27°14' [1]
Distance:19.5 Mpc
63.6 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-19.52




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