The galaxy M 87

Image of M 87
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 87 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:23 (EST) – 6 hours and 56 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 60° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:08.

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Name M 87
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4486
Virgo A
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:8.63 (V)[1]
14.50 (B)[1]
10.09 (K)[1]
11.01 (J)[1]
10.29 (H)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.96
Hubble type:E
Right Ascension:12h30m [1]
Declination:+12°29' [1]
Distance:16.8 Mpc
54.9 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-22.50

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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