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 will become visible at around 20:27 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 31° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 9 minutes after the Sun at 23:32.

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Name NGC 972
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:11.30 (V)[2]
12.10 (B)[1]
8.21 (H)[1]
8.94 (J)[1]
7.86 (K)[1]
Hubble type:Sab
Right Ascension:02h34m [1]
Declination:+29°18' [1]
Distance:17.6 Mpc
57.5 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-19.93

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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