The Sculptor Galaxy (Galaxy)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 26 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Sculptor Galaxy is visible between 22:08 and 01:20. It will become accessible around 22:08, when it rises to an altitude of 22° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:42, 25° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 01:20 when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Sculptor Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
Silver Coin Galaxy
C 65
NGC 253
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 2020  –  NGC 253 is well placed
03 Oct 2021  –  NGC 253 is well placed
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

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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