The galaxy NGC 972

Image of NGC 972
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 972 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:15 (EDT) – 5 hours and 43 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 46° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:40.

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Name NGC 972
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:11.30 (V)[2]
12.10 (B)[1]
8.94 (J)[1]
8.21 (H)[1]
7.86 (K)[1]
Hubble type:Sab
Right Ascension:02h34m [1]
Declination:+29°18' [1]

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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