The Fireworks Galaxy (NGC6946)

Image of the Fireworks Galaxy
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , the Fireworks Galaxy is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 23:25, 72° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 20:52 (EDT), 60° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:40, 41° above your north-western horizon.

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Name The Fireworks Galaxy (NGC6946)
Object type Galaxy
Other names
The Fireworks Galaxy
C 12[3]
NGC 6946[1]
Arp 29[2]
Position
Constellation:Cygnus
Magnitude:9.70 (V) [3]
10.50 (B) [1]
6.27 (J) [1]
5.91 (H) [1]
5.37 (K) [1]
Hubble type:SABc
Right ascension:20h34m [1]
Declination:+60°09' [1]
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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