The Black Eye Galaxy (M64)

Image of the Black Eye Galaxy
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , the Black Eye Galaxy is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 23:10, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:19, 78° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:43, 68° above your south-western horizon.

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Name The Black Eye Galaxy (M64)
Object type Galaxy
Other names
The Black Eye Galaxy
The Evil Eye Galaxy
NGC 4826[2]
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:8.52 (V) [2]
9.27 (B) [2]
6.27 (J) [2]
5.58 (H) [2]
5.33 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.75
Hubble type:SABa
Right ascension:12h56m [2]
Declination:+21°40' [2]
Distance:3.7 Mpc
12.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-19.31
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.



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