The galaxy NGC 7231

Image of NGC 7231
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 7231 is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 18:39 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 52 minutes after the Sun at 22:24 (EST). In the morning, it will rise at 01:48 – 4 hours and 55 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 23° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:36.

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Name NGC 7231
Object Type Galaxy
Magnitude:14.00 (B) [2]
11.02 (J) [2]
10.33 (H) [2]
9.98 (K) [2]
Hubble type:SBa
Right ascension:22h12m [2]
Declination:+45°19' [2]
Distance:14.5 Mpc
47.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-16.81




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