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 (click to change), M 74 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:15 (EDT) – 8 hours and 5 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 66° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:09.

Name M 74
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 628
Position
Constellation:Pisces
Magnitude:9.46 (V)[1]
10.00 (B)[1]
7.04 (H)[1]
6.85 (K)[1]
7.63 (J)[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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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