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 (click to change), Bode's Nebula is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 21:09, 59° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible at around 20:55 (EDT), 59° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:16, 26° above your northern horizon.

Name Bode's Nebula
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
Bode's Galaxy
M 81
NGC 3031
Position
Constellation:Ursa Major
Brightness (V mag):6.94
B-V Color (mag):0.95
Hubble type:Sab
Right Ascension:09h55m
Declination:+69°03'
Distance:3.7 Mpc
12.0 Mlyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.90

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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