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NGC 2787 Facts

NGC 2787 Facts Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major

NGC 2787 is a lenticular galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 24 light years away in the constellation of Ursa Major.

It is also referred to as NGC(2787) 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 Lenticular Galaxy's location is 09:19:18.5 (R.A.) and +69:12 (Dec.).

Fact File

NameNGC 2787
TypeLenticular Galaxy
NGC Id2787
ConstellationUrsa Major
Right Ascension09:19:18.5
Distance (Lt.Yr)24
Apparent Dimension3.2x2.0

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