The galaxy NGC 252

Image of NGC 252
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 252 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 19:12 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:47, 76° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:27, when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 252
Object Type Galaxy
Magnitude:12.49 (V) [2]
13.40 (B) [2]
10.00 (J) [2]
9.28 (H) [2]
9.04 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.91
Hubble type:S0-a
Right ascension:00h48m [2]
Declination:+27°37' [2]
Distance:74.8 Mpc
244.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.88




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