Bode's Nebula (Galaxy)

Image of Bode's Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 21 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Bode's Nebula is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible at around 21:58 (EDT), 43° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:23, 18° above your northern horizon.

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Name Bode's Nebula
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
Bode's Galaxy
M 81
NGC 3031
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:6.94 (V)[1]
7.89 (B)[1]
4.09 (H)[1]
3.83 (K)[1]
4.76 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.95
Hubble type:Sab
Right Ascension:09h55m [1]
Declination:+69°03' [1]
Distance:3.7 Mpc
12.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.90




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