The galaxy M 109

Image of M 109
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 109 is visible in the dawn sky, becoming accessible at around 23:25 (EST), when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach an altitude of 74° before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:08.

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Name M 109
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 3992
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:9.80 (V)[2]
10.94 (B)[1]
6.94 (K)[1]
7.85 (J)[1]
7.19 (H)[1]
Hubble type:Sbc
Right Ascension:11h57m [1]
Declination:+53°22' [1]
Distance:24.9 Mpc
81.1 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-22.18




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