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NGC 2946

NGC 2946
Object NGC 2946 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 2946 - galaxy in the constellation Leonis
Type: SB? - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 1.20'x0.4'
magnitude: V=14.0m; B=14.8m
The surface brightness: 13.1 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 9h39m1.6s; Dec= 17°1'32"
redshift (z): 0.029864
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2946: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 126.1 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2946 : PGC 27521, UGC 5143, MCG 3-25-13, CGCG 92-20, IRAS 09362+1715

Nearby objects: NGC 2944-1, NGC 2945, NGC 2947, NGC 2948

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