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ARP 214 (NGC3178) Facts

ARP 214 (NGC3178) is a galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 47.84 Million LY light years away in the constellation of Ursa Major.

It is also referred to as NGC(3178) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.

The Galaxy's location is 11h 32m 34.940 (R.A.) and 53` 04` 04.18 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 11.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye from Earth, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File

NameARP 214 (NGC3178)
NGC Id3178
ConstellationUrsa Major
Right Ascension11h 32m 34.940
Declination53` 04` 04.18
Distance (Lt.Yr)47.84 Million LY
Visual / Apparent Magnitude11.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes

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