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NGC 259

NGC 259
Object NGC 259 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 259 - galaxy in the constellation Ceti
Type: Sbc -
The angular dimensions: 2.90'x0.6'
magnitude: V=12.8m; B=13.6m
The surface brightness: 13.3 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 0h48m3.2s; Dec= -2°46'33"
redshift (z): 0.013492
The distance from the Sun to NGC 259: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 57.0 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 259 : PGC 2820, MCG -1-3-15, IRAS 00455-0302

Nearby objects: NGC 257, NGC 258, NGC 260, NGC 261

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