The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 13 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Southern Pinwheel Galaxy is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 21° above the horizon.

Name Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 83
NGC 5236
Position
Constellation:Hydra
Magnitude:7.52 (V)[1]
8.11 (B)[1]
4.87 (H)[1]
4.62 (K)[1]
5.54 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.59
Hubble type:Sc
Right Ascension:13h37m [1]
Declination:-29°51' [1]
Distance:7.0 Mpc
22.7 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.69

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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