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 Cambridge , M 96 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 56° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:39, 59° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:27, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name M 96
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 3368
Magnitude:9.25 (V)[1]
10.15 (B)[1]
6.57 (H)[1]
6.32 (K)[1]
7.24 (J)[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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