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NGC 1242

NGC 1242
Object NGC 1242 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 1242 - galaxy in the constellation Eridani
Type: SBc - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 1.20'x0.6'
magnitude: V=13.7m; B=14.3m
The surface brightness: 13.3 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 3h11m19.3s; Dec= -8°54'11"
redshift (z): 0.013369
The distance from the Sun to NGC 1242: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 56.5 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 1242 : PGC 11892, MCG -2-9-12, VV 334, Arp 304

Nearby objects: NGC 1240, NGC 1241, NGC 1243, NGC 1244

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