|Object NGC 2872 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 2872 - galaxy in the constellation Leonis|
Type: E2 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 2.10'x1.8'
magnitude: V=11.9m; B=12.9m
The surface brightness: 13.3 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 9h25m42.9s; Dec= 11°25'58"
redshift (z): 0.010661
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2872: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 45.0 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2872 : PGC 26733, UGC 5018, MCG 2-24-8, CGCG 62-33, Arp 307, KCPG 202A
Nearby objects: NGC 2870
, NGC 2871
, NGC 2873
, NGC 2874
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