The galaxy C 72

Image of C 72
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 29 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), C 72 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 11° above the horizon.

Name C 72
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 55
Position
Constellation:Sculptor
Magnitude:7.87 (V)[1]
8.58 (B)[1]
6.55 (H)[1]
6.25 (K)[1]
6.98 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.71
Hubble type:SBm
Right Ascension:00h14m [1]
Declination:-39°11' [1]
Distance:1.9 Mpc
6.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-18.57

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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