The galaxy NGC 6557

Image of NGC 6557
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6557 is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name NGC 6557
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Octans
Magnitude:13.99 (B)[1]
9.25 (K)[1]
10.28 (J)[1]
9.57 (H)[1]
Hubble type:S0
Right Ascension:18h21m [1]
Declination:-76°34' [1]
Distance:60.2 Mpc
196.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-19.91

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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