The galaxy M 85

Image of M 85
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , M 85 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 48° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:18, 65° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:27, when it sinks to 21° above your western horizon.

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Name M 85
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4382
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:9.20 (V)[2]
10.20 (B)[1]
6.42 (H)[1]
6.15 (K)[1]
7.06 (J)[1]
Hubble type:S0-a
Right Ascension:12h25m [1]
Declination:+18°11' [1]
Distance:17.1 Mpc
55.7 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.96




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