The galaxy NGC 278

Image of NGC 278
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 278 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 19:58 (EDT) – 10 hours and 1 minute before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 69° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:41.

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Name NGC 278
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Magnitude:10.90 (V)[2]
10.50 (B)[1]
8.74 (J)[1]
8.10 (H)[1]
7.82 (K)[1]
Hubble type:SABb
Right Ascension:00h52m [1]
Declination:+47°33' [1]

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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