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 Fairfield , M 59 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:26, when it rises to an altitude of 22° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:13, 60° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:28, 38° above your western horizon.

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Name M 59
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4621
Magnitude:9.80 (V) [2]
11.00 (B) [3]
7.65 (J) [3]
6.97 (H) [3]
6.75 (K) [3]
Hubble type:E
Right ascension:12h42m [3]
Declination:+11°38' [3]
Distance:18.4 Mpc
60.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.52




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