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 Ashburn (click to change), M 49 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:03 (EST) – 4 hours and 56 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 41° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:50.

Name M 49
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4472
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Brightness (V):Mag 8.4
Right Ascension:12h29m
Declination:+08°00'
Distance:16.0 Mpc
52.2 Mlyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-22.62

Ashburn

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Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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