The galaxy NGC 2985

Image of NGC 2985
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2985 is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 21:33, 58° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 20:34 (EDT), 58° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:17, 31° above your northern horizon.

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Name NGC 2985
Object Type Galaxy
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:10.61 (V) [1]
11.37 (B) [1]
8.31 (J) [1]
7.49 (H) [1]
7.36 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.76
Hubble type:Sab
Right ascension:09h50m [1]
Declination:+72°16' [1]




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