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Galaxy NGC 2978

Galaxy in Sextans constellation (The Sextant). Also known as IRAS 09408-0931, MCG -1-25-29, PGC 27808.
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1.1' x 54''
12.8
12.6
9h 43m 16s
-9º 44' 45''
0.0060
Sbc - Barred Spiral
83 M light years

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