The galaxy NGC 987

Image of NGC 987
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 987 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:49 (EDT) – 6 hours and 10 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 48° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:41.

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Name NGC 987
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
Mrk 1180
Position
Constellation:Triangulum
Magnitude:13.40 (V)[2]
13.40 (B)[1]
10.01 (J)[1]
9.28 (H)[1]
8.98 (K)[1]
Hubble type:S0-a
Right Ascension:02h36m [1]
Declination:+33°19' [1]

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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