The Silver Sliver Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Silver Sliver Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 13 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Silver Sliver Galaxy is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 20:40 (EDT) – 9 hours and 40 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 79° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:09.

Name Silver Sliver Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
C 23
NGC 891
Position
Constellation:Andromeda
Magnitude:9.93 (V)[1]
10.81 (B)[1]
6.36 (H)[1]
5.94 (K)[1]
7.26 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.88
Hubble type:Sb
Right Ascension:02h22m [1]
Declination:+42°20' [1]
Distance:10.2 Mpc
33.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.11

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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