|Object NGC 1278 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 1278 - galaxy in the constellation Persei|
Type: E2 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.40'x1.1'
magnitude: V=12.4m; B=13.6m
The surface brightness: 13.0 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 3h19m54.1s; Dec= 41°33'49"
redshift (z): 0.020314
The distance from the Sun to NGC 1278: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 85.8 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 1278 : PGC 12438, IC 1907, UGC 2670, MCG 7-7-65, CGCG 540-105
Nearby objects: NGC 1276
, NGC 1277
, NGC 1279
, NGC 1280
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