The galaxy NGC 2859

Image of NGC 2859
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2859 will become visible at around 21:00 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 83° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 9 hours and 7 minutes after the Sun at 04:58.

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Name NGC 2859
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Leo Minor
Magnitude:10.70 (V)[2]
11.80 (B)[1]
8.23 (H)[1]
8.04 (K)[1]
8.91 (J)[1]
Hubble type:S0-a
Right Ascension:09h24m [1]
Declination:+34°30' [1]
Distance:27.3 Mpc
89.1 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.48

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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