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 Fairfield , M 61 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:32, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:54, 53° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:28, 30° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 61
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4303
Magnitude:12.99 (V) [2]
13.40 (B) [2]
12.14 (J) [2]
11.94 (H) [2]
11.20 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.41
Hubble type:Sc
Right ascension:12h22m [2]
Declination:+04°33' [2]
Distance:18.4 Mpc
60.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-18.33




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