The galaxy NGC 5688

Image of NGC 5688
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 5688 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 3° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 5688
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Lupus
Magnitude:12.62 (B) [2]
9.21 (J) [2]
8.49 (H) [2]
8.32 (K) [2]
Hubble type:Sc
Right ascension:14h39m [2]
Declination:-45°01' [2]
Distance:36.7 Mpc
119.6 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.20

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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