The galaxy NGC 2986

Image of NGC 2986
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2986 will become visible at around 21:01 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 29° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 52 minutes after the Sun at 01:44.

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Name NGC 2986
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Hydra
Magnitude:10.93 (V)[1]
11.60 (B)[1]
7.85 (H)[1]
7.64 (K)[1]
8.54 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.67
Hubble type:E
Right Ascension:09h44m [1]
Declination:-21°16' [1]
Distance:36.0 Mpc
117.4 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.85

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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