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 Cambridge , M 58 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 42° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:30, 59° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:17, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name M 58
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4579
Magnitude:9.66 (V)[1]
10.48 (B)[1]
6.71 (H)[1]
6.49 (K)[1]
7.37 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.82
Hubble type:Sb
Right Ascension:12h37m [1]
Declination:+11°49' [1]
Distance:19.6 Mpc
63.8 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.80




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