The galaxy M 109

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , M 109 will become visible around 21:51 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 47° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 01:06 when it dips 21° above your north-western horizon.

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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) [3]
7.85 (J) [3]
7.19 (H) [3]
6.94 (K) [3]
Hubble type:Sbc
Right ascension:11h57m [3]
Declination:+53°22' [3]
Distance:16.9 Mpc
55.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.33




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