The galaxy NGC 3979

Image of NGC 3979
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 3979 will become visible at around 21:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 29° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 6 minutes after the Sun at 00:44.

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Name NGC 3979
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:14.20 (B)[1]
10.18 (H)[1]
9.95 (K)[1]
10.87 (J)[1]
Hubble type:S0
Right Ascension:11h56m [1]
Declination:-02°43' [1]

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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