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Galaxy NGC 3259

Galaxy in Ursa Major constellation (The Great Bear). Also known as CGCG 313-21, IRAS 10291+6517, MCG 11-13-27, PGC 31145, UGC 5717.
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Data Sheet

1.7' x 54''
10h 32m 34s
65º 02' 28''
0.0056
12.10
12.40
SBbc
78 M light years

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