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NGC 1956

NGC 1956
Object NGC 1956 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 1956 - galaxy in the constellation Mensae
Type: Sa - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.90'x0.8'
magnitude: V=13.1m; B=14.0m
The surface brightness: 13.4 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 5h19m35.6s; Dec= -77°43'47"
redshift (z): 0.016158
The distance from the Sun to NGC 1956: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 68.3 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 1956 : PGC 17102, ESO 16-2, AM 0522-774

Nearby objects: NGC 1954, NGC 1955, NGC 1957, NGC 1958

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