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Nov 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Spiral Galaxy NGC 2878 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 48'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.0 Also known as CGCG 6-42, MCG 0-24-14, NPM1G +02.0216, PGC 26739, UGC 5022
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.1
9h 25m 47s
2º 05' 23''
0.0244
Sa - Spiral
336 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2878

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