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NGC 2280

NGC 2280
Object NGC 2280 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 2280 - galaxy in the constellation Canis Majoris
Type: Sc - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 6.30'x3.0'
magnitude: V=10.3m; B=10.9m
The surface brightness: 13.3 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 6h44m48.9s; Dec= -27°38'20"
redshift (z): 0.006334
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2280: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 26.8 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2280 : PGC 19531, ESO 427-2, MCG -5-16-20, UGCA 131, AM 0642-273, IRAS 06428-2735

Nearby objects: NGC 2278, NGC 2279, NGC 2281, NGC 2282

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