The galaxy M 89

Image of M 89
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , M 89 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:16, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:07, 61° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:28, 38° above your western horizon.

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Name M 89
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4552
Magnitude:9.75 (V) [2]
10.73 (B) [2]
7.62 (J) [2]
6.94 (H) [2]
6.73 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.98
Hubble type:E
Right ascension:12h35m [2]
Declination:+12°33' [2]
Distance:18.4 Mpc
60.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.57




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