The galaxy NGC 2648

Image of NGC 2648
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 2648 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 10° from it.

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Name NGC 2648
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Cancer
Magnitude:11.82 (V)[1]
12.80 (B)[1]
9.61 (J)[1]
8.94 (H)[1]
8.66 (K)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.98
Hubble type:Sa
Right Ascension:08h42m [1]
Declination:+14°17' [1]
Distance:204.0 Mpc
665.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-24.73

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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