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NGC 2500 Facts

NGC 2500 Facts Barred Spiral Galaxy in Lynx

NGC 2500 is a barred spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 33 MLy light years away in the constellation of Lynx.

It is also referred to as NGC(2500) 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 Barred Spiral Galaxy's location is 8:1:53.2 (R.A.) and 50:44:14 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 12.20 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File

NameNGC 2500
TypeBarred Spiral Galaxy
NGC Id2500
Right Ascension8:1:53.2
Distance (Lt.Yr)33 MLy
Visual / Apparent Magnitude12.20
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
DiscovererSir William Herschel

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