The galaxy M 106

Image of M 106
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 18 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 106 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 22:16, when it rises 24° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:37, 81° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:16, 70° above your north-western horizon.

Name M 106
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4258
Position
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Brightness (V):Mag 8.3
Right Ascension:12h19m
Declination:+47°18'
Distance:7.4 Mpc
24.3 Mlyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.06

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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