The galaxy M 60

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , M 60 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 40° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:36, 59° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:22, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name M 60
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4649
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:8.80 (V)[2]
10.30 (B)[1]
6.00 (H)[1]
5.74 (K)[1]
6.67 (J)[1]
Hubble type:E
Right Ascension:12h43m [1]
Declination:+11°33' [1]
Distance:16.3 Mpc
53.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-22.26

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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