Markarian 501 (Galaxy cluster)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Markarian 501 is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 17:24 (EST), 27° above your north-western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 53 minutes after the Sun at 21:04 (EST). In the morning, it will rise at 02:16 – 4 hours and 39 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 25° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:43.

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Name Markarian 501
Object type Galaxy cluster
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:13.70 (V) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.86
Right ascension:16h53m [1]
Declination:+39°45' [1]
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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