The Sculptor Galaxy (NGC253)

Image of the Sculptor Galaxy
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 26 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , the Sculptor Galaxy will become visible around 18:21 (EST), 23° above your southern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 21:37.

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Name The Sculptor Galaxy (NGC253)
Object type Galaxy
Other names
The Sculptor Galaxy
The Silver Coin Galaxy
C 65[2]
NGC 253[1]
Position
Constellation:Sculptor
Magnitude:7.10 (V) [2]
8.03 (B) [1]
4.81 (J) [1]
4.09 (H) [1]
3.77 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):-5.94
Hubble type:SABc
Right ascension:00h47m [1]
Declination:-25°17' [1]
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

Events
03 Oct 2022  –  NGC 253 is well placed
03 Oct 2023  –  NGC 253 is well placed
03 Oct 2024  –  NGC 253 is well placed
03 Oct 2025  –  NGC 253 is well placed
03 Oct 2026  –  NGC 253 is well placed
03 Oct 2027  –  NGC 253 is well placed
02 Oct 2028  –  NGC 253 is well placed
03 Oct 2029  –  NGC 253 is well placed

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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