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NGC 2966

NGC 2966
Object NGC 2966 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 2966 - galaxy in the constellation Sextantis
Type: SBbc - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 2.20'x0.9'
magnitude: V=12.7m; B=13.5m
The surface brightness: 13.3 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 9h42m11.4s; Dec= 4°40'25"
redshift (z): 0.006818
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2966: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 28.8 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2966 : PGC 27734, UGC 5181, MCG 1-25-13, MK 708, IRAS 09395+0454, CGCG 35-33, NPM1G +04.0213

Nearby objects: NGC 2964, NGC 2965, NGC 2967, NGC 2968

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