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NGC 1340

NGC 1340
Object NGC 1340 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 1340 - galaxy in the constellation Fornacis
Type: E5 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 4.80'x3.1'
magnitude: V=10.4m; B=11.3m
The surface brightness: 13.7 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 3h28m19.5s; Dec= -31°4'5"
redshift (z): 0.003899
The distance from the Sun to NGC 1340: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 16.5 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 1340 : PGC 12923, NGC 1344, ESO 418-5, MCG -5-9-5, AM 0326-311

Nearby objects: NGC 1338, NGC 1339, NGC 1341, NGC 1342

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