The Antennae Galaxies (Galaxy)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Antennae Galaxies is visible between 23:51 and 05:00. It will become accessible at around 23:51, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:27, 32° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 05:00 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Antennae Galaxies
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
Ring Tail Galaxies
C 60
NGC 4038
Position
Constellation:Corvus
Magnitude:11.30 (V)[2]
10.91 (B)[1]
Hubble type:SBm
Right Ascension:12h01m [1]
Declination:-18°52' [1]
Distance:20.9 Mpc
68.1 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.30

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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