The galaxy NGC 2280

Image of NGC 2280
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2280 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 21° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 2280
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:11.13 (B)[1]
9.15 (J)[1]
8.50 (H)[1]
8.26 (K)[1]
Hubble type:Sc
Right Ascension:06h44m [1]
Declination:-27°38' [1]
Distance:24.6 Mpc
80.2 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.82

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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