The galaxy NGC 3945

Image of NGC 3945
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 3945 is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 22:34, 70° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible at around 20:53 (EDT), 65° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:49, 33° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 3945
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:10.60 (V)[2]
11.60 (B)[1]
7.61 (H)[1]
7.53 (K)[1]
8.52 (J)[1]
Hubble type:S0-a
Right Ascension:11h53m [1]
Declination:+60°40' [1]
Distance:21.8 Mpc
71.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.09

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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