The galaxy M 61

Image of M 61
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 61 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:42 (EST) – 6 hours and 37 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 53° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:08.

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Name M 61
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4303
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:12.99 (V)[1]
13.40 (B)[1]
11.20 (K)[1]
12.14 (J)[1]
11.94 (H)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.41
Hubble type:Sc
Right Ascension:12h22m [1]
Declination:+04°33' [1]
Distance:16.5 Mpc
53.7 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-18.09

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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