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NGC279   Galaxy - SO-a
PGC3055, UGC532, MCG0-03-019A, CGCG384-18, MRK558, IRAS00495-0229

Description: Very faint, small, iR, brighter in the middle, stellar

Constellation: Cetus

Coordinates (2000.0):
Right Ascension: 00h 52m 08.95s
Declination: -02° 13' 05.7"

Magnitude: 14,0

Apparent size (arc min): 1,8

Original Dreyer's description: vF, S, iR, bM, stellar

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