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NGC 2258

Proper NamesNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumberNGC 2258
ConstellationCamelopardalis
Right Ascension6h 47m 46s
Declination+74° 28' 55"
Distancec.192,400,000 light years
c.59,000,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +11.85
Absolute: -22.02
DiameterApparent: 3.0'
Actual: c.170,000 light years
Hubble TypeS0 Lenticular
Optimum VisibilityJanuary (Usually visible from northern latitudes)

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