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NGC 2540

NGC 2540
Object NGC 2540 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 2540 - galaxy in the constellation Cancri
Type: SBc - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 1.30'x0.9'
magnitude: V=13.5m; B=14.2m
The surface brightness: 13.5 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 8h12m46.5s; Dec= 26°21'41"
redshift (z): 0.021018
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2540: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 88.8 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2540 : PGC 23017, UGC 4275, MCG 5-20-4, CGCG 149-4, KUG 0809+265, IRAS 08097+2630

Nearby objects: NGC 2538, NGC 2539, NGC 2541, NGC 2542

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