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Observatory Parameters
Nov 24
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:43 22:09

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2856 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as Arp 285, CGCG 238-47, IRAS 09208+4927, KUG 0920+494B, MCG 8-17-93, PGC 26648, UGC 4997
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by Randal Healey UT, United States
Size: 2,473 × 1,522 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Data Sheet

21.2
9h 24m 16s
49º 14' 57''
0.0088
Sbc - Barred Spiral
121 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2856

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