The galaxy NGC 976

Image of NGC 976
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 976 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 17° from it.

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Name NGC 976
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:12.40 (V)[2]
12.90 (B)[1]
9.47 (H)[1]
9.11 (K)[1]
10.14 (J)[1]
Hubble type:Sbc
Right Ascension:02h34m [1]
Declination:+20°58' [1]
Distance:50.9 Mpc
165.8 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.13

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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