The Fireworks Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Fireworks Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Fireworks Galaxy is visible in the dawn sky, becoming accessible at around 00:14 (EDT), when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach an altitude of 57° before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:22.

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Name Fireworks Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
C 12
NGC 6946
Position
Constellation:Cygnus
Magnitude:9.70 (V)[2]
10.50 (B)[1]
5.91 (H)[1]
5.37 (K)[1]
6.27 (J)[1]
Hubble type:SABc
Right Ascension:20h34m [1]
Declination:+60°09' [1]
Distance:6.0 Mpc
19.4 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-19.18

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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