The Spindle Galaxy (Galaxy)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Spindle Galaxy will become visible around 20:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 60° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 02:01 when it dips 21° 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
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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