The galaxy NGC 5861

Image of NGC 5861
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 5861 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:32 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 28° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:52, 37° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:04, when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 5861
Object Type Galaxy
Magnitude:12.62 (V)[1]
13.34 (B)[1]
8.94 (H)[1]
8.70 (K)[1]
9.62 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.72
Hubble type:SABc
Right Ascension:15h09m [1]
Declination:-11°19' [1]
Distance:27.9 Mpc
91.1 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-19.61




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