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NGC 2530

NGC 2530 (also IRAS 08050+1757, MCG 3-21-20, UGC 4237 and PGC 22827) is a magnitude +13.6 barred spiral galaxy located 231 million light-years away in the constellation Cancer.

The galaxy was discovered by German-British astronomer William Herschel using a 47.5 cm (18.7 inch) f/13 speculum reflector at Windsor Road, Slough, on the 22nd February 1789.

Right Ascension 08h 07m 55.7s, Declination Dec Dec +17° 49' 06"

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