The galaxy NGC 6978

Image of NGC 6978
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6978 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:08 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 35° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:06, 43° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:46, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6978
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
HCG 88
Position
Constellation:Aquarius
Magnitude:14.22 (B) [1]
10.74 (J) [1]
10.01 (H) [1]
9.77 (K) [1]
11.30 (R) [2]
Hubble type:Sb
Right ascension:20h52m [1]
Declination:-05°42' [1]

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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