The galaxy M 59

Image of M 59
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 59 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 22:08, when it rises 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:56, 62° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:52, 42° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 59
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4621
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:9.80 (V)[2]
11.00 (B)[1]
6.97 (H)[1]
7.65 (J)[1]
6.75 (K)[1]
Hubble type:E
Right Ascension:12h42m [1]
Declination:+11°38' [1]
Distance:15.6 Mpc
50.7 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.16

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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