The galaxy M 74

Image of M 74
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 74 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 51° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:12, 66° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:12, when it sinks to 21° above your western horizon.

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Name M 74
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 628
Magnitude:9.46 (V)[1]
10.00 (B)[1]
6.85 (K)[1]
7.63 (J)[1]
7.04 (H)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.54
Hubble type:Sc
Right Ascension:01h36m [1]
Declination:+15°47' [1]
Distance:9.1 Mpc
29.6 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.33




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