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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 2855 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 2.5' x 2.2' Magnitude: 11.7 Also known as IRAS 09190-1141, MCG -2-24-15, PGC 26483, UGCA 161
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 2855 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

9h 21m 27s
-11º 54' 36''
S0-a -
87 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2855

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