The galaxy NGC 2551

Image of NGC 2551
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 2551 is very well placed – it is close enough to the north celestial pole that it is high above the horizon all night.

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Name NGC 2551
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Camelopardalis
Magnitude:12.11 (V)[1]
13.10 (B)[1]
9.64 (H)[1]
9.37 (K)[1]
10.27 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.99
Hubble type:S0-a
Right Ascension:08h24m [1]
Declination:+73°24' [1]
Distance:34.1 Mpc
111.2 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.55

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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