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Galaxy NGC 2971

Galaxy in Leo Minor constellation (The Little Lion). Also known as CGCG 181-87, CGCG 182-5, MCG 6-22-5, PGC 27843, UGC 5197.
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1.1' x 48''
14.0
13.7
9h 43m 46s
36º 10' 46''
0.0226
SBb - Barred Spiral
312 M light years

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