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 Fairfield , Fireworks Galaxy is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky shortly before dawn, when it will be lost to twilight at around 05:31, 43° above your north-eastern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible at around 18:41 (EST), 20° above your north-western horizon.

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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]
6.27 (J)[1]
5.37 (K)[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

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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