Markarian's Chain (Galaxy)

Image of Markarian's Chain
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Markarian's Chain is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:16 (EST) – 7 hours and 3 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 61° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:08.

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Name Markarian's Chain
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 84
NGC 4374
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:10.49 (V)[1]
12.09 (B)[1]
6.22 (K)[1]
7.12 (J)[1]
6.47 (H)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.60
Hubble type:E
Right Ascension:12h25m [1]
Declination:+12°53' [1]
Distance:16.8 Mpc
54.9 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.64

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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