The galaxy M 49

Image of M 49
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , M 49 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 40° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:22, 55° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:56, when it sinks to 21° above your western horizon.

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Name M 49
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4472
Magnitude:12.17 (V)[1]
13.21 (B)[1]
5.64 (H)[1]
5.40 (K)[1]
6.27 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.04
Hubble type:E
Right Ascension:12h29m [1]
Declination:+08°00' [1]
Distance:16.0 Mpc
52.2 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-18.85




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