The galaxy NGC 3256

Image of NGC 3256
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 3256 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 5° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 3256
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Vela
Magnitude:11.33 (V) [2]
13.31 (B) [2]
11.02 (J) [2]
10.30 (H) [2]
9.87 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.50
Hubble type:SBcd
Right ascension:10h29m [2]
Declination:-43°50' [2]
Distance:36.9 Mpc
120.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.51

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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