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Galaxy NGC 280

Galaxy in Andromeda constellation (Daughter of Cassiopeia). Also known as CGCG 480-17, IRAS 00498+2404, MCG 4-3-13, PGC 3076, UGC 534.
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1.7' x 1.1'
13.3
13.9
0h 52m 30s
24º 21' 03''
0.0337
SB?
464 M light years

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