The Spindle Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Spindle Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Spindle Galaxy is visible in the dawn sky, becoming accessible at around 00:33 (EST), when it rises to an altitude of 24° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach an altitude of 69° before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:16.

Name Spindle Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 102
Position
Constellation:Draco
Brightness (V):Mag 10.0
Right Ascension:15h06m
Declination:+55°45'
Distance:12.3 Mpc
40.0 Mlyr
Source: Messier Catalogue
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.44

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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