The galaxy NGC 2880

Image of NGC 2880
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 2880 is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible around 21:40 (EDT), 49° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 03:46, 17° above your northern horizon.

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Name NGC 2880
Object Type Galaxy
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:11.60 (V) [2]
12.60 (B) [3]
9.62 (J) [3]
8.98 (H) [3]
8.68 (K) [3]
Hubble type:E-S0
Right ascension:09h29m [3]
Declination:+62°29' [3]
Distance:21.9 Mpc
71.4 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.10




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