The galaxy NGC 5974

Image of NGC 5974
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 5974 is visible all night. It will become visible around 21:21 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 45° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:04, 80° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:17, 50° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 5974
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Corona Borealis
Magnitude:14.30 (B) [2]
12.13 (J) [2]
11.47 (H) [2]
11.16 (K) [2]
Hubble type:Scd
Right ascension:15h39m [2]
Declination:+31°45' [2]
Distance:25.9 Mpc
84.6 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-17.77
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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