The galaxy NGC 2798

Image of NGC 2798
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2798 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:28 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 68° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:18, 86° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:40, when it sinks to 22° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 2798
Object Type Galaxy
Magnitude:12.32 (V)[1]
13.04 (B)[1]
9.39 (H)[1]
10.10 (J)[1]
9.03 (K)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.72
Hubble type:Sa
Right Ascension:09h17m [1]
Declination:+41°59' [1]
Distance:25.7 Mpc
83.7 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-19.73




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