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NGC 253

NGC 253
Object NGC 253 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 253 - galaxy in the constellation Sculptoris
Type: SBc - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 29.00'x6.8'
magnitude: V=7.2m; B=8.0m
The surface brightness: 12.7 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 0h47m33.1s; Dec= -25°17'15"
redshift (z): 0.000811
The distance from the Sun to NGC 253: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 3.4 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 253 : PGC 2789, ESO 474-29, MCG -4-3-9, UGCA 13, Sculptor galaxy, Silver Dollar

Nearby objects: NGC 251, NGC 252, NGC 254, NGC 255

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