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 , Spindle Galaxy is visible all night. It will become visible at around 21:05 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 39° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:10, 55° above your north-western horizon.

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Name Spindle Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 102
Position
Constellation:Draco
Magnitude:10.00 (V)[1]
10.70 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:15h06m [1]
Declination:+55°45' [1]
Distance:12.3 Mpc
40.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.44

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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