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 Ashburn , NGC 252 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:18 (EDT) – 7 hours and 43 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 69° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:44.

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Name NGC 252
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Andromeda
Magnitude:12.49 (V)[1]
13.40 (B)[1]
10.00 (J)[1]
9.28 (H)[1]
9.04 (K)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.91
Hubble type:S0-a
Right Ascension:00h48m [1]
Declination:+27°37' [1]
Distance:119.0 Mpc
387.9 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-22.89

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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