M88 (Galaxy)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , M88 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 17° from it.

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Name M88
Object type Galaxy
Other names
M88[1]
NGC 4501[2]
Position
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:13.18 (V) [2]
14.33 (B) [2]
7.21 (J) [2]
6.56 (H) [2]
6.27 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.15
Hubble type:Sb
Right ascension:12h31m [2]
Declination:+14°25' [2]
Distance:18.4 Mpc
60.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-18.14
Visibility from Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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