Type of Object: Sources of radio emission on large scales, like the Orion
nebula, or galactic center, is not observed at the galactic north pole. Instead
the galactic north pole is a view out of our galaxy. The Coma Galaxy Cluster is located near the galactic north pole. We also find galactic cirrus - low density interstellar gas and dust seen above and below the galactic plane.
Distance: 26,000 light years
Coordinates (Epoch J2000):
Right Ascension: 12 51 24
Declination: +27 07 00.0
Radio Brightness at 1420 MHz (21 cm): Less than 1 Jy