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Observatory Parameters
Jan 24
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
11:36 00:00

Galaxy NGC 280 Galaxy in Andromeda Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as CGCG 480-17, IRAS 00498+2404, MCG 4-3-13, PGC 3076, UGC 534
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 280 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.6
0h 52m 30s
24º 21' 03''
0.0337
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464 M light years
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