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 Fairfield , NGC 5581 will become visible around 21:49 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 60° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 03:30.

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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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41.14°N
73.26°W
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