The galaxy M 108

Image of M 108
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , M 108 is visible in the dawn sky, becoming accessible around 02:40 (EDT), when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach an altitude of 44° before fading from view as dawn breaks at 05:50.

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Name M 108
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 3556
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:10.10 (V) [2]
10.70 (B) [3]
8.02 (J) [3]
7.37 (H) [3]
7.04 (K) [3]
Hubble type:Sc
Right ascension:11h11m [3]
Declination:+55°40' [3]
Distance:13.8 Mpc
45.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.60




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