The galaxy NGC 689

Image of NGC 689
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , NGC 689 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 14° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 689
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Fornax
Magnitude:14.56 (B)[2]
11.35 (J)[2]
10.59 (H)[2]
10.27 (K)[2]
Hubble type:SABa
Right ascension:01h49m [2]
Declination:-27°27' [2]
Distance:57.9 Mpc
188.8 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-19.25

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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