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 Ashburn (click to change), Coma Pinwheel Galaxy is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 23:56, when it rises 24° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:37, 65° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:16, 57° above your south-western horizon.

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
Brightness (V):Mag 9.8
Right Ascension:12h18m
Declination:+14°25'
Distance:15.4 Mpc
50.3 Mlyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.14

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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