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 Seattle , Coma Pinwheel Galaxy is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:34 (PST) – 8 hours and 16 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 56° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:26.

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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
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:9.87 (V)[1]
10.44 (B)[1]
6.93 (K)[1]
7.89 (J)[1]
7.25 (H)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.57
Hubble type:Sc
Right Ascension:12h18m [1]
Declination:+14°24' [1]
Distance:15.4 Mpc
50.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.07




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