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NGC 278

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galaxy
NGC 278 (catalog)
MCG +08-02-016UGC 528PGC 3051


Position (epoch J2000)[1]
Constellation Cassiopeia
Position Ra 00:52:04.5
Dec +47:33:02
DSS images

10' · 20' · 30' · 45' ·

Appearance[1]
NGC 278 by André Hartmann.jpg
Photo by André Hartmann, RC 203/1624, FOV:29'x29', 13 July 2013, Berlin Wuhlheide
Apparent mag. 10.9
Surface brightness 12.3
Size 2.1' x 2.0'
Position angle
Class SAB(rs)b
Dreyer's description  cB pL R 2 st 10 nr


Other
Notes
List:Galaxies in Cassiopeia
Map: RA 0.5, DEC 48.75Edit this infobox
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NGC 278 is a galaxy in Cassiopeia.

Contents

[edit] How to find it

There is a 10th mag star on the north side.

[edit] Appearance

[edit] Telescopes up to 70mm, binoculars up to 50 mm, and finders

[edit] Telescopes 71mm - 100mm (2.8" - 3.9"), binoculars 51mm - 70mm

[edit] Telescopes 101mm - 141mm (4" - 5.5"), binoculars 71mm - 100mm

[edit] Telescopes 141mm - 177mm (5.6" - 6.9")

[edit] Telescopes 178mm - 234mm (7" - 9.2")

[edit] Telescopes 235mm - 305mm (9.25" - 12")

[edit] Telescopes 306mm - 381mm (12.1" - 15")

[edit] Telescopes above 15"

[edit] Notes

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Historic NGC and IC by Wolfgang Steinicke (version Nov. 20, 2006.)

[edit] Links

W.pngikipedia has an article on NGC 278
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