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 Ashburn , NGC 2985 is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible at around 21:05 (EDT), 56° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:10, 27° 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]
7.49 (H)[1]
7.36 (K)[1]
8.31 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.76
Hubble type:Sab
Right Ascension:09h50m [1]
Declination:+72°16' [1]
Distance:21.5 Mpc
70.1 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.05




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