The galaxy M 108

Image of M 108
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

From Ashburn (click to change), M 108 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 20:35, when it rises 24° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:30, 73° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:16, 58° above your north-western horizon.

Name M 108
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 3556
Position
Constellation:Ursa Major
Brightness (V):Mag 10.1
Right Ascension:11h11m
Declination:+55°40'
Distance:14.3 Mpc
46.7 Mlyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.68

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

Color scheme