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ARP 273 Facts Colliding Galaxies in Andromeda

ARP 273 is a colliding galaxies object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 300 Million Ly light years away in the constellation of Andromeda.

ARP 273 was discovered in 1966 by Halton Arp.

The Colliding Galaxies's location is 02 21 30.37 (R.A.) and 39 21 51.96 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 14.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameARP 273
Type Colliding Galaxies
ConstellationAndromeda
Right Ascension02 21 30.37
Declination39 21 51.96
Distance (Lt.Yr)300 Million Ly
Visual / Apparent Magnitude14.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 8 - 10 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1966
DiscovererHalton Arp
Radial Velocity7426
Sourcehttps://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1107a/
CoprightSpace Telescope


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