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 around 20:30 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:59, 55° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:33, when it sinks below 21° above your western horizon.

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Name M 49
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4472
Magnitude:12.17 (V) [2]
13.21 (B) [2]
6.27 (J) [2]
5.64 (H) [2]
5.40 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.04
Hubble type:E
Right ascension:12h29m [2]
Declination:+08°00' [2]
Distance:18.4 Mpc
60.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-19.15




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