The galaxy M 106

Image of M 106
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 16 arcminutes across.
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From Washington , M 106 will become visible around 21:23 (MDT) as the dusk sky fades, 30° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 01:45.

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Name M 106
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4258
Position
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Magnitude:8.41 (V) [2]
9.14 (B) [2]
6.38 (J) [2]
5.72 (H) [2]
5.46 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.73
Hubble type:Sbc
Right ascension:12h18m [2]
Declination:+47°18' [2]
Distance:7.7 Mpc
25.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.01

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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