The galaxy M 58

Image of M 58
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , M 58 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:21, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:09, 60° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:28, 37° above your western horizon.

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Name M 58
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4579
Magnitude:9.66 (V) [2]
10.48 (B) [2]
7.37 (J) [2]
6.71 (H) [2]
6.49 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.82
Hubble type:Sb
Right ascension:12h37m [2]
Declination:+11°49' [2]
Distance:18.4 Mpc
60.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.66




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