|Object NGC 2888 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 2888 - galaxy in the constellation Pyxidis|
Type: E3 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.50'x1.1'
magnitude: V=12.6m; B=13.6m
The surface brightness: 13.0 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 9h26m19.6s; Dec= -28°2'10"
redshift (z): 0.008102
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2888: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 34.2 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2888 : PGC 26768, ESO 434-2, MCG -5-23-1
Nearby objects: NGC 2886
, NGC 2887
, NGC 2889
, NGC 2890
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