Markarian's Chain (Galaxy)

Image of Markarian's Chain
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Markarian's Chain is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:23 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 56° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:55.

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Name Markarian's Chain
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 86
NGC 4406
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:8.90 (V) [2]
9.83 (B) [2]
7.01 (J) [2]
6.33 (H) [2]
6.10 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.93
Hubble type:E
Right ascension:12h26m [2]
Declination:+12°56' [2]
Distance:18.4 Mpc
60.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-22.42

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

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