The Silver Sliver Galaxy (NGC891)

Image of the Silver Sliver Galaxy
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 13 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , the Silver Sliver Galaxy is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:38 (PST), 51° above your eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:21, 84° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:18, when it sinks below 21° above your north-western horizon.

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Name The Silver Sliver Galaxy (NGC891)
Object type Galaxy
Other names
The Silver Sliver Galaxy
C 23[2]
NGC 891[1]
Right ascension:02h22m [1]
Declination:+42°20' [1]
Magnitude:9.90 (V) [2]
10.84 (B) [1]
7.26 (J) [1]
6.36 (H) [1]
5.94 (K) [1]
Hubble type:Sb
B-V Color (mag):0.83
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.





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