NGC 2500

Alt. Designations: NGC 2500
Object Type: barred spiral galaxy
Constellation: Lynx
Distance: 41.07 mly
Right Ascension: 08h 01m 53.0s
Declination: +50° 44´ 12"
Visual Magnitude: 11.5
Apparent Dimension: 2.9´ X 2.7´
Best Month To View: Jan

NGC 2500 is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Cancer. Much like the local group in which our own Milky Way galaxy is situated, NGC 2500 is part of NGC 2841 group of galaxies which also includes NGC 2541, NGC 2537 and NGC 2552.