Keenan's System (Galaxy)

Image of Keenan's System
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Keenan's System is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible around 21:53 (EDT), 56° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:40, 16° above your northern horizon.

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Name Keenan's System
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 5218
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:12.30 (V) [2]
13.10 (B) [3]
10.14 (J) [3]
9.43 (H) [3]
9.21 (K) [3]
Hubble type:SBb
Right ascension:13h32m [3]
Declination:+62°46' [3]
Distance:53.3 Mpc
173.8 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.33




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