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NGC 2978

NGC 2978
Object NGC 2978 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 2978 - galaxy in the constellation Sextantis
Type: Sbc -
The angular dimensions: 1.10'x0.9'
magnitude: V=12.8m; B=13.6m
The surface brightness: 12.6 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 9h43m16.7s; Dec= -9°44'46"
redshift (z): 0.006011
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2978: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 25.4 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2978 : PGC 27808, MCG -1-25-29, IRAS 09408-0931

Nearby objects: NGC 2976, NGC 2977, NGC 2979, NGC 2980

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