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 Ashburn , Markarian's Chain is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:18 (EST) – 7 hours and 1 minute before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 61° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:08.

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Name Markarian's Chain
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 88
NGC 4501
Position
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:13.18 (V)[1]
14.33 (B)[1]
6.27 (K)[1]
7.21 (J)[1]
6.56 (H)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.15
Hubble type:Sb
Right Ascension:12h31m [1]
Declination:+14°25' [1]
Distance:19.1 Mpc
62.4 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-18.23

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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