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NGC 1998

NGC 1998
Object NGC 1998 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 1998 - galaxy in the constellation Pictoris
Type: S0 - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.90'x0.5'
magnitude: V=14.2m; B=15.1m
The surface brightness: 13.5 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 5h33m15.7s; Dec= -48°41'43"
redshift (z): 0.015114
The distance from the Sun to NGC 1998: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 63.8 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 1998 : PGC 17434, ESO 204-15

Nearby objects: NGC 1996, NGC 1997, NGC 1999, NGC 2000

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