The Sunflower Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Sunflower Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Sunflower Galaxy is visible all night. It will become visible at around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 52° above your eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:45, 41° above your north-western horizon.

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Name Sunflower Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 63
NGC 5055
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Magnitude:8.59 (V)[1]
9.34 (B)[1]
5.83 (H)[1]
5.61 (K)[1]
6.57 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.75
Hubble type:Sbc
Right Ascension:13h15m [1]
Declination:+42°01' [1]
Distance:8.3 Mpc
27.2 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.01




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