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Observatory Parameters
May 27
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
18:35 04:54

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2860 Galaxy in Lynx Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as CGCG 209-65, CGCG 210-5, IRAS 09216+4116, MCG 7-20-3, PGC 26685, UGC 5007
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2860 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

9h 24m 53s
41º 03' 36''
SBa - Barred Spiral
194 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2860

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