The galaxy C 12

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Image of C 12
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.

From Newark (click to change), C 12 is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible at around 18:07 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 36° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 19:51 when it dips 25° above your north-western horizon. At 04:53, it will return to an altitude of 24° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 31° before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:03.

Name C 12
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 6946
Position
Constellation:Cepheus
Brightness (V):Mag 8.9
Right Ascension:20h34m
Declination:+60°09'
Distance:6.0 Mpc
19.4 Mlyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-19.98

Newark

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40.74°N
74.17°W
EST

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