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NGC 279

NGC 279
Object NGC 279 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 279 - galaxy in the constellation Ceti
Type: S0-a - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.60'x1.2'
magnitude: V=12.7m; B=13.6m
The surface brightness: 13.2 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 0h52m8.9s; Dec= -2°13'6"
redshift (z): 0.012936
The distance from the Sun to NGC 279: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 54.6 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 279 : PGC 3055, UGC 532, MCG 0-3-19A, MK 558, CGCG 384-18, IRAS 00495-0229

Nearby objects: NGC 277, NGC 278, NGC 280, NGC 281

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