The galaxy NGC 406

Image of NGC 406
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 406 is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name NGC 406
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Tucana
Magnitude:13.02 (B)[1]
10.50 (H)[1]
11.06 (J)[1]
10.18 (K)[1]
Hubble type:SBc
Right Ascension:01h07m [1]
Declination:-69°52' [1]
Distance:20.6 Mpc
67.2 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-18.55

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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