The galaxy NGC 6878

Image of NGC 6878
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6878 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 6° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 6878
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:12.42 (V)[1]
13.99 (B)[1]
11.99 (H)[1]
11.90 (K)[1]
12.69 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.23
Hubble type:SABb
Right Ascension:20h13m [1]
Declination:-44°48' [1]

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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