The Cocoon Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Cocoon Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Cocoon Galaxy is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:40, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:15, 89° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:58, 71° above your western horizon.

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Name Cocoon Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4490
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Magnitude:9.79 (V) [1]
10.22 (B) [1]
8.21 (J) [1]
7.64 (H) [1]
7.35 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.43
Hubble type:SBcd
Right ascension:12h30m [1]
Declination:+41°38' [1]




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