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NGC 2591

NGC 2591 (also IRAS 08307+7811, MCG 13-7-1, UGC 4472 and PGC 24231) is a magnitude +12.2 spiral galaxy located 61 million light-years away in the constellation Camelopardalis.

The galaxy was discovered by German astronomer Heinrich Louis d'Arrest using a 27.94 cm (11 inch) f/17.5 refractor at the Copenhagen Observatory on the 12th August 1866.

Right Ascension 08h 37m 25.5s, Declination +78 01' 32"

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