NGC6897 (Galaxy)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , NGC6897 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:38 (PDT), 24° above your south-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:39, 30° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:04, when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC6897
Object type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:15.00 (B) [2]
11.59 (J) [2]
10.81 (H) [2]
10.53 (K) [2]
Hubble type:Sbc
Right ascension:20h21m [2]
Declination:-12°15' [2]
Distance:65.2 Mpc
212.7 Mlyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-19.07
Visibility from Seattle

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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