M106 (Galaxy)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 16 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , M106 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:02, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:28, 89° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:28, 69° above your western horizon.

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Name M106
Object type Galaxy
Other names
M106[1]
NGC 4258[2]
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
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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