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 all night. It will become visible around 20:14 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 64° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:46, 68° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:35, when it sinks below 22° 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]
6.27 (J) [1]
5.91 (H) [1]
5.37 (K) [1]
Hubble type:SABc
Right ascension:20h34m [1]
Declination:+60°09' [1]

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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