M94 (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 Fairfield , M94 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 20:17, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:40, 89° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:32, 57° above your western horizon.

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Name M94
Object type Galaxy
Other names
NGC 4736[2]
Right ascension:12h50m [2]
Declination:+41°07' [2]
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Magnitude:8.24 (V) [2]
8.71 (B) [2]
6.03 (J) [2]
5.35 (H) [2]
5.11 (K) [2]
Hubble type:SABa
Distance:4.4 Mpc
14.5 Mlyr [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.47
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.00
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

04 Apr 2024  –  Messier 94 is well placed
04 Apr 2025  –  Messier 94 is well placed
04 Apr 2026  –  Messier 94 is well placed
04 Apr 2027  –  Messier 94 is well placed
04 Apr 2028  –  Messier 94 is well placed
04 Apr 2029  –  Messier 94 is well placed
04 Apr 2030  –  Messier 94 is well placed
04 Apr 2031  –  Messier 94 is well placed





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