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 around 20:30 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:17, 59° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:00, when it sinks below 21° above your western horizon.

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Name M 60
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4649
Magnitude:8.80 (V) [2]
10.30 (B) [3]
6.67 (J) [3]
6.00 (H) [3]
5.74 (K) [3]
Hubble type:E
Right ascension:12h43m [3]
Declination:+11°33' [3]
Distance:18.4 Mpc
60.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-22.52




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