The galaxy NGC 686

Image of NGC 686
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 686 is visible between 18:57 and 21:12. It will become accessible around 18:57, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your southern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 20:04, 23° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 21:12 when it sinks below 22° above your southern horizon.

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Name NGC 686
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Fornax
Magnitude:13.37 (B) [2]
10.17 (J) [2]
9.50 (H) [2]
9.24 (K) [2]
Hubble type:E-S0
Right ascension:01h48m [2]
Declination:-23°47' [2]
Distance:53.3 Mpc
173.8 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.26

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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