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NGC 1218

NGC 1218
Object NGC 1218 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 1218 - galaxy in the constellation Ceti
Type: S0-a - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.30'x1.0'
magnitude: V=12.6m; B=13.8m
The surface brightness: 12.8 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 3h8m26.1s; Dec= 4°6'41"
redshift (z): 0.028653
The distance from the Sun to NGC 1218: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 121.0 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 1218 : PGC 11749, UGC 2555, MCG 1-9-1, CGCG 416-2, 3C 78, NPM1G +03.0124

Nearby objects: NGC 1217-2, NGC 1217-1, NGC 1219, NGC 1220

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