The galaxy NGC 6897

Image of NGC 6897
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6897 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:36 (EDT) – 3 hours and 22 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 22° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:53.

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Name NGC 6897
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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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