The Sculptor Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Sculptor Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 26 arcminutes across.
Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

From Ashburn , Sculptor Galaxy is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 22° below the horizon at dawn.

Begin typing the name of a town near to you, and then select the town from the list of options which appear below.
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]
4.09 (H)[1]
3.77 (K)[1]
4.81 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):-5.94
Hubble type:SABc
Right Ascension:00h47m [1]
Declination:-25°17' [1]
Distance:3.1 Mpc
10.2 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.39

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

Color scheme