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 Ashburn (click to change), M 106 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:05 (EDT) – 6 hours and 20 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 36° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:20.

Name M 106
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4258
Position
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Magnitude:8.41 (V)[1]
9.14 (B)[1]
5.72 (H)[1]
5.46 (K)[1]
6.38 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.73
Hubble type:Sbc
Right Ascension:12h18m [1]
Declination:+47°18' [1]
Distance:7.4 Mpc
24.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.95

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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