The galaxy M 59

Image of M 59
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , M 59 will become visible at around 22:28 (PDT) as the dusk sky fades, 52° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 7 hours and 53 minutes after the Sun at 04:41.

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Name M 59
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4621
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:9.80 (V)[2]
11.00 (B)[1]
6.97 (H)[1]
6.75 (K)[1]
7.65 (J)[1]
Hubble type:E
Right Ascension:12h42m [1]
Declination:+11°38' [1]
Distance:15.6 Mpc
50.7 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.16

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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