The galaxy NGC 6902

Image of NGC 6902
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6902 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 4° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 6902
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:13.63 (V)[1]
14.19 (B)[1]
12.28 (H)[1]
12.89 (J)[1]
11.95 (K)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.56
Hubble type:SABc
Right Ascension:20h23m [1]
Declination:-43°52' [1]
Distance:38.5 Mpc
125.5 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-19.30

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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