The Cocoon Galaxy (NGC4490)

Image of the Cocoon Galaxy
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , the Cocoon Galaxy will become visible at around 21:09 (PDT), 67° above your north-western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 03:47.

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Name The Cocoon Galaxy (NGC4490)
Object type Galaxy
Part of Arp 269
Other names
The Cocoon Galaxy
NGC 4490[1]
UGC 7651[2]
PGC 41333[3]
Right ascension:12h30m [3]
Declination:+41°38' [3]
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Magnitude:9.72 (V) [1]
9.76 (B) [1]
8.21 (J) [1]
7.64 (H) [1]
7.35 (K) [1]
Hubble type:SBcd
B-V Color (mag):0.04
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.


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