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NGC 2582

NGC 2582 (also IC 2359, MCG 4-20-50, UGC 4391 and PGC 23630) is a magnitude +13.1 barred spiral galaxy located 204 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.
The galaxy was rediscovered by Max Wolf in February 1901 and relisted as IC 2359.

Right Ascension 08h 25m 12.1s, Declination Dec Dec +20° 20' 03"

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