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IC 375

Proper NamesNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumberIC 375
ConstellationEridanus
Right Ascension4h 31m 3s
Declination-12° 58' 26"
Distancec.352,300,000 light years
c.108,000,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +15.2
Absolute: -20.7
DiameterApparent: 0.8'
Actual: 116,700 light years
Hubble TypeSBb barred spiral
Optimum VisibilityDecember
NotesThis barred spiral galaxy is part of a group of approximately thirty members that occupies an area of the sky in northern Eridanus, westward of the star Sceptrum. It has a very prominent central bar, with a pair of relatively loose spiral arms extending out from bar's extremities.

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