The galaxy NGC 636

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 636 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 22:56, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:24, 40° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:24, 25° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 636
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:11.30 (V) [2]
12.50 (B) [3]
9.32 (J) [3]
8.67 (H) [3]
8.44 (K) [3]
Hubble type:E
Right ascension:01h39m [3]
Declination:-07°30' [3]
Distance:26.7 Mpc
87.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.83

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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