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NGC 1609

NGC 1609
Object NGC 1609 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 1609 - galaxy in the constellation Eridani
Type: S0-a - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.10'x0.7'
magnitude: V=13.5m; B=14.4m
The surface brightness: 13.1 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 4h32m45s; Dec= -4°22'19"
redshift (z): 0.014363
The distance from the Sun to NGC 1609: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 60.7 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 1609 : PGC 15480, MCG -1-12-25, NPM1G -04.0199

Nearby objects: NGC 1607, NGC 1608, NGC 1610, NGC 1611

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