The galaxy NGC 5581

Image of NGC 5581
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 5581 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:05 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 50° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:52.

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Name NGC 5581
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Bootes
Magnitude:15.10 (B) [2]
11.68 (J) [2]
10.98 (H) [2]
10.80 (K) [2]
Hubble type:E
Right ascension:14h21m [2]
Declination:+23°28' [2]
Distance:70.8 Mpc
230.8 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-19.15

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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