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Observatory Parameters
Feb 25
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
13:18 03:10

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 2778 Galaxy in Lynx Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 1' Magnitude: 12.4 Also known as CGCG 180-54, MCG 6-20-43, PGC 25955, UGC 4840
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Credit: NASA/ESA, Karl Gebhardt (Lick Observatory)

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Data Sheet

9h 12m 24s
35º 01' 40''
E3 - Elliptical
94 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2778

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