The Blue Snowball (Galaxy)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Blue Snowball is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 19:20, when it rises 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:04, 88° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:24, 54° above your western horizon.

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Name Blue Snowball
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
C 21
NGC 4449
Position
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Magnitude:9.40 (V)[2]
9.98 (B)[1]
7.45 (H)[1]
8.10 (J)[1]
7.25 (K)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.34
Hubble type:IB
Right Ascension:12h28m [1]
Declination:+44°05' [1]
Distance:3.7 Mpc
12.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-18.44

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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