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Galaxy NGC 278

Galaxy in Cassiopeia constellation (The Queen). Also known as CGCG 550-16, IRAS 00492+4716, MCG 8-2-16, PGC 3051, UGC 528.
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Data Sheet

2.1' x 2'
0h 52m 04s
47º 33' 03''
0.0021
10.80
12.20
SBb - Barred Spiral
29 M light years

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Maximum elevation at 20:12 hours

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Best period for observing at
Early November

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