The Box (Galaxy)

Image of Box
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Box will become visible around 21:45 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 35° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 44 minutes after the Sun at 01:12.

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Name Box
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4169
HCG 61
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:12.34 (V)[1]
12.90 (B)[1]
10.06 (J)[1]
9.39 (H)[1]
9.08 (K)[1]
9.90 (R)[2]
B-V Color (mag):0.56
Hubble type:S0
Right Ascension:12h12m [1]
Declination:+29°10' [1]
Distance:330.0 Mpc
1075.8 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-27.69




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