The Coma Pinwheel Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Coma Pinwheel Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Coma Pinwheel Galaxy is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:10 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 59° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:55.

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Name Coma Pinwheel Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
Pinwheel Galaxy
St. Katherine's Wheel
Virgo Cluster Pinwheel Galaxy
M 99
NGC 4254
Position
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:9.87 (V) [2]
10.44 (B) [2]
7.89 (J) [2]
7.25 (H) [2]
6.93 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.57
Hubble type:Sc
Right ascension:12h18m [2]
Declination:+14°24' [2]
Distance:18.4 Mpc
60.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.45

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

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