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 Cambridge , Markarian's Chain is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 44° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:17, 60° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:09, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name Markarian's Chain
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 84
NGC 4374
Magnitude:10.49 (V)[1]
12.09 (B)[1]
6.47 (H)[1]
6.22 (K)[1]
7.12 (J)[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




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