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 (click to change), M 109 will become visible at around 21:33 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 74° above your northern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 03:50 when it dips 25° above your north-western horizon.

Name M 109
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 3992
Position
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:9.80 (V)[2]
10.94 (B)[1]
7.19 (H)[1]
6.94 (K)[1]
7.85 (J)[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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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