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 Ashburn , Sunflower Galaxy is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:35 (EST) – 8 hours and 44 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 69° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:08.

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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]
5.61 (K)[1]
6.57 (J)[1]
5.83 (H)[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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