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NGC 2710

Proper NameNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumberNGC 2710
ConstellationUrsa Major
Right Ascension8h 59m 48s
Declination+55° 42' 23"
Distancec.141,700,000 light years
c.43,500,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +13.0
Absolute: -20.1
Mean DiameterApparent: 2'
Actual: c.80,000 light years
Hubble TypeSBb Barred Spiral
Optimum VisibilityFebruary (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesA sinuous spiral galaxy with a central bar and two prominent spiral arms, NGC 2710 stands out among a wide and populous field of galaxies running through the western parts of Ursa Major.