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NGC 2942

NGC 2942
Object NGC 2942 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 2942 - galaxy in the constellation Leonis Minoris
Type: Sc - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.90'x1.5'
magnitude: V=12.6m; B=13.2m
The surface brightness: 14.0 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 9h39m8s; Dec= 34°0'22"
redshift (z): 0.014754
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2942: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 62.3 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2942 : PGC 27527, UGC 5140, MCG 6-21-65, CGCG 181-76, KUG 0936+342, IRAS 09361+3413

Nearby objects: NGC 2940, NGC 2941, NGC 2943, NGC 2944-2

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