The galaxy NGC 7040

Image of NGC 7040
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 7040 is visible all night. It will become visible around 21:03 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 33° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:30, 56° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:37, 26° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 7040
Object Type Galaxy
Magnitude:14.90 (B) [2]
11.95 (J) [2]
11.28 (H) [2]
11.22 (K) [2]
Hubble type:Sbc
Right ascension:21h13m [2]
Declination:+08°51' [2]
Distance:40.8 Mpc
133.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-18.15
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.




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