The Cigar Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Cigar Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Cigar Galaxy is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible at around 21:58 (EDT), 42° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:24, 19° above your northern horizon.

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Name Cigar Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 82
NGC 3034
Ursa Major A
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:8.41 (V)[1]
9.30 (B)[1]
5.07 (H)[1]
4.67 (K)[1]
5.84 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.89
Hubble type:S?
Right Ascension:09h55m [1]
Declination:+69°40' [1]
Distance:3.8 Mpc
12.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-19.48




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