The galaxy M 96

Image of M 96
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 96 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 00:39, when it rises 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 05:24, 62° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:08, 61° above your southern horizon.

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Name M 96
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 3368
Magnitude:9.25 (V)[1]
10.15 (B)[1]
6.32 (K)[1]
7.24 (J)[1]
6.57 (H)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.90
Hubble type:Sab
Right Ascension:10h46m [1]
Declination:+11°49' [1]
Distance:10.9 Mpc
35.4 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.93




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